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Smooth muscles

longitunal and circular muscles


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Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors

... notices much fat left in digested food then it may relax intestinal smooth muscles so they wouldn`t push food out yet. If they also reduce release of mucus and gastric ...

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by mhein
Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:00 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors
Replies: 4
Views: 8505

Evolving non "life-or-death" but useful characteristics

... might be just a by product of a mechanism that acts on all the smooth muscles. Or more generally, some things are selected not because they have any intrinsic value, ...

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by canalon
Thu Jul 05, 2012 3:18 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolving non "life-or-death" but useful characteristics
Replies: 5
Views: 4976

Re: GI tract and enteric nervous system

... further splits yet again). The myenteric system controls the large long smooth muscles that wrap around and along the intestine. There are extremely long smooth muscle that ...

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by daniel.kurz
Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:31 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: GI tract and enteric nervous system
Replies: 1
Views: 6254

Re: veins (alevel help!)

Veins have no smooth muscle to produce a constriction - it's possible that the constriction produced by surrounding tissues (such as skeletal muscles or dermal tightening) that is a good point you brought to our notice i just missed that It's ...

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by Dibear
Mon Jun 14, 2010 5:55 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: veins (alevel help!)
Replies: 7
Views: 11785

Re: veins (alevel help!)

Veins have no smooth muscle to produce a constriction - it's possible that the constriction produced by surrounding tissues (such as skeletal muscles or dermal tightening) that is a good point you brought to our notice i just missed that

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by jwalin
Tue Feb 23, 2010 4:09 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: veins (alevel help!)
Replies: 7
Views: 11785
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