Endothelial cells


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Endothelial cells

The cells lining the inner walls of the blood vessels.
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Simultaneously, endothelial cells stimulated by TNF-[alpha] induce inflammation and stimulate apoptosis (Wu et al.
Using nanotechnology approaches, researchers measured the release of molecules from the endothelial cells including nitric oxide, an essential regulator of blood vessel health.
They compared space-flown endothelial cells to endothelial cells cultured under normal gravity, looking for differences in gene expression and/or in the profile of secreted proteins.
Endothelial cells work as the body's "police force" - helping maintain homeostasis, and control cells under a range of pathologic stresses.
In addition, experiments with human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVEC) showed that garlic extract and S-allylcysteine reduce hydrogen peroxide or tumor necrosis factor-induced NF-[kappa]B activation (Geng et al.
The new study "brings a lot of things together" in demonstrating that a protein binding to Notch receptors "is an important signal coming from the cancer cells to the endothelial cells," says oncologist Adrian L.
This non-obstructive optical method of observing EC can pave the way to study the interaction of endothelial cells and stents with varying parameters, including different coating and drug release profile.
The goal of this paper was to establish evidence that these circulating endothelial cells can be detected reliably in patients following a heart attack and do not exist in healthy controls-which we have achieved," Kuhn, who led the study, said in statement.
HGF can also protect human pulmonary microvascular endothelial cells and promote the repair of damage resulting from a pulmonary injury, etc.
In healthy humans, circulating MPs are mainly derived from platelets and to a lesser extent leukocyte and endothelial cells (12).
The tests found four times as many circulating endothelial cells in the heart attack group as in the healthy volunteers.

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