smooth muscle cell

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Noun1.smooth muscle cell - cells of the smooth musclessmooth muscle cell - cells of the smooth muscles    
muscle cell, muscle fiber, muscle fibre - an elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the body
smooth muscle - muscle tissue that does not appear striated under the microscope; has the form of thin layers or sheets
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Citation: Jue Zhang et al., A Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Based Screen for Smooth Muscle Cell Differentiation and Maturation Identifies Inhibitors of Intimal Hyperplasia.
On microscopic examination, there were bland smooth muscle cells resembling ordinary leiomyoma without atypia, necrosis or mitosis (Figure 1C, D).
The cADPR and NAADP regulate [Ca.sup.2+] signaling and contractility in smooth muscle cells [2].
(5), there may be five alternatives: teratoid origin coupled with significant overgrowth of the myomatous elements, smooth muscle cells that migrate from the nipple during embryological life, a multipotent mesenchymal cell, angiomatous smooth muscle and myoepithelial cells.
Cyclophilin A, which is an intracellular protein, is released from smooth muscle cells and macrophages in response increased oxidative stress.
Although [H.sub.2]S regulates smooth muscle cell relaxation, the exact mechanism of its action is unknown.
Wamhoff, "Molecular regulation of vascular smooth muscle cell differentiation in development and disease," Physiological Reviews, vol.
In mice with cell-specific deletion of TP receptors in vascular smooth muscle cells, TP receptor agonist U46619 failed to induce shock and hypertension, and angiotensin II-induced hypertension, vascular remodeling, and urinary thromboxane production were all significantly attenuated [5].
Olive oil polyphenols differentially inhibit smooth muscle cell proliferation through a Gl/S cell cycle block regulated by ERK1/2.
However, such far, the pH [sub]i regulators have not been characterized in human umbilical artery smooth muscle cells (HUASMCs).

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