endothelial cell


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endothelial cell

[‚en·də¦thē·lē·əl ′sel]
(histology)
A type of squamous epithelial cell composing the endothelium.
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L-theanine activates eNOS, resulting in augmented NO generation by endothelial cells and subsequent vasodilation (Siamwala et al.
Mackle, "Evaluation of Human Endothelial Cells Post Stent Deployment in a Cardiovascular Simulator In Vitro"' Annual of Biomedical Engineering, Vol.
Leptin, tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] (TNF-[alpha]), and bFGF from adipocyte-derived MPs are involved in endothelial cell migration and tube formation (58).
Induction of ICAM-1 by TNF-[alpha], IL-1[beta] & LPS in human endothelial cells after down-regulation of PKC, Am J Physiol, 262: C57-C64.
Cell adhesion results show a significant difference between endothelial cell behaviour on film and that on textile structures.
very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) receptor was identified as a novel receptor for TFPI which mediates TFPI's inhibitory activity on endothelial cells
When endothelial cells are damaged, inflammation may occur that leads to increased deposits of ``bad'' LDL cholesterol and narrowing of the arteries.
16: Pulmonary Endothelial Cell Death: Implications for Lung Disease Pathogenesis, Qing Lu and Sharon Rounds
The advantage of a 3-D model rather than Petri-dish-type analyses is that the endothelial cells attach to the tumor, rather than being separated from the substrate.
Another emerging biomarker of endothelial dysfunction is the quantification of ex-luminal circulating endothelial cells (CECs).
2001), and regulating the expression of CAMs on endothelial cells and hence play an important role in various inflammatory diseases (Rahman and MacNee, 1998).

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