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The Resistance Vasculature

A Publication of the University of Vermont Center for Vascular Research

  • John A. Bevan
  • William Halpern
  • Michael J. Mulvany

Part of the Vascular Biomedicine book series (VB)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Benjamin W. Zweifach
    Pages 1-22
  3. Björn Folkow
    Pages 23-43
  4. William Halpern
    Pages 45-57
  5. Phillip M. Hutchins, Colleen D. Lynch, Janie Maultsby
    Pages 81-92
  6. Susan E. Luff
    Pages 93-113
  7. Russell L. Prewilt, Donna H. Wang, Tetsuya Nakamura, Edward G. Smith
    Pages 127-142
  8. Paul C. Johnson
    Pages 159-168
  9. John A. Bevan
    Pages 169-191
  10. Brian R. Duling, Takamichi Matsuki, Steven S. Segal
    Pages 193-215
  11. Tim O. Neild, Joseph E. Brayden
    Pages 217-240
  12. David E. Mohrman
    Pages 241-249
  13. Mark T. Nelson, John G. McCarron, John M. Quayle
    Pages 265-279
  14. Ismail Laher, Cornelis van Breemen
    Pages 305-317
  15. Geert W. Schmid-Schönbein, Richard Skalak, Shu Chien
    Pages 319-344
  16. Gerald A. Meininger, Jeff C. Falcone, Michael A. Hill
    Pages 345-371
  17. H. Glenn Bohlen, Julia M. Lash
    Pages 373-401
  18. J. Jeffrey Marshall, Hermes A. Kontos
    Pages 403-430
  19. James B. Bassingthwaighte
    Pages 431-449
  20. F. Eugene Yates
    Pages 451-467
  21. Back Matter
    Pages 469-476

About this book

Introduction

Resistance arteries have been recognized for some time as key factors in the regulation of vascular flow resistance, where they determine the regional and local distribution of blood and arterial pressure. Chapters provide an overview of the physiological, biochemical, and electrophysiological characteristics of these vessels, as well as a critical evaluation of the methodologies for studying small arteries and an examination of the membrane and neural mechanisms involved in the control of vascular tone.

Keywords

biochemistry blood vessel circulation smooth muscle

Editors and affiliations

  • John A. Bevan
    • 1
  • William Halpern
    • 1
  • Michael J. Mulvany
    • 2
  1. 1.University of VermontBurlingtonUSA
  2. 2.Aarhus UniversityAarhusDenmark

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