endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor

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endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor

Abbreviation: EDHF
A vasodilating substance released by the vascular endothelium.
See: endothelium
See also: factor
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This was surprising because one would have expected carriers of CYP2C9 mutant alleles to exhibit a diminished CYP2C9 metabolic capacity leading to decreased endothelial EDHF synthesis and an increased risk for MI.