Mechanisms of Angiogenesis

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ISBN: 978-3-7643-6459-5 (Print) 978-3-7643-7311-5 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Basic principles in physiological and pathophysiological angiogenesis

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      Pages 3-15

      How do endothelial cells orientate?

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      Pages 17-33

      New insights into intussusceptive angiogenesis

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      Pages 35-52

      Angiogenesis in the female reproductive system

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      Pages 53-63

      Arterialization, coronariogenesis and arteriogenesis

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      Pages 65-76

      Sprouting angiogenesis versus co-option in tumor angiogenesis

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      Pages 77-93

      Hormones and the neovascularization process: role of angiotensin II

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      Pages 95-112

      Can tumor angiogenesis be inhibited without resistance?

  2. Cellular and physical mechanisms of blood vessel growth

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      Pages 115-125

      Role of pericytes in vascular morphogenesis

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      Pages 127-146

      Role of monocytes and macrophages in angiogenesis

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      Pages 147-154

      Bone marrow-derived endothelial progenitor cells for neovascular formation

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      Pages 155-161

      Can angiogenesis be exercised?

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      Pages 163-180

      Angiogenesis — a self-adapting principle in hypoxia

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      Pages 181-191

      Cellular mechanisms of arteriogenesis

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      Pages 193-205

      Balancing luminal size and smooth muscle proliferation — a key control point in atherosclerosis and arteriogenesis

  3. Molecular mechanisms of angiogenesis

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      Pages 209-231

      The role of VEGF in the regulation of physiological and pathological angiogenesis

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      Pages 233-245

      The anti-inflammatory actions of angiopoietin-1

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      Pages 247-266

      The hemostatic system in angiogenesis

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      Pages 267-300

      Signal transduction in angiogenesis