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Interactions Between Bovine Adrenal Medulla Endothelial and Chromaffin Cells

  • Fernando F. Vargas
  • Soledad Calvo
  • Raul Vinet
  • Eduardo Rojas

Abstract

Many substances normally present in blood and those released during inflammation or tissue damage can, if they reach threshold concentration, stimulate endothelial cells (ECs) to increase synthesis and secretion of nitric oxide (1) and prostacyclin (2). These products induce smooth muscle cell relaxation and consequently vasodilatation (3). Another EC response evoked by these substances consists on increased transvascular permeability to small solutes and water across intercellular junctions (4, 5).

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Endothelial Cell Vascular Endothelial Cell Chromaffin Cell Adrenal Medulla Bovine Aortic Endothelial Cell 
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  • Fernando F. Vargas
  • Soledad Calvo
  • Raul Vinet
  • Eduardo Rojas

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