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Title Mechanical forces and the endothelium / edited by Peter I. Lelkes
Published Amsterdam : Harwood Academic, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 369 pages) : illustrations
Series Endothelial cell research series ; v. 6
Endothelial cell research series ; v. 6
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Contributors; The Hemodynamic Environment of Endothelium In Vivo and its Simulation In Vitro; Chloride Channels in Endothelium: The Role of Mechano-stimulation and Changes in Cell Volume; Tyrosine Phosphorylation of Platelet Endothelial Cell Adhesion Molecule-1 (PECAM-1) and Mechanosignal Transduction; Protein Phosphorylation in Shear Stress Activated Endothelial Cells; In Vitro Simulation of Shear Stress and Mitogen-activated Protein Kinase Responses to Shear Stress in Endothelial Cells; Flow-induced Endothelial Gene Regulation
Summary Areas addressed in this excellent text include the overall response of the endothelium to hemodynamic forces, and molecular biology with gene regulation taking a central role
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Endothelium -- Mechanical properties.
Endothelium -- physiology.
Form Electronic book
Author Lelkes, Peter I.
ISBN 0203303849 (electronic bk.)
9780203303849 (electronic bk.)