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      Substance P and Bradykinin Hyperpolarize Pig Coronary Artery Endothelial Cells in Primary Culture

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      Journal of Vascular Research

      S. Karger AG

      Endothelial cells, Electrophysiology, Substance P, Bradykinin

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          Substance P (SP) and bradykinin (BK) relax and hyperpolarize smooth muscles of pig coronary arteries in an endothelium-dependent manner. We investigated the effect of both peptides on the membrane potential of endothelial cells in culture. The membrane potential of pig coronary artery endothelial cells in primary culture was -44 mV. SP and BK hyperpolarized it transiently by 23 mV. These hyperpolarizations were dependent on the potassium gradient across the cellular membrane. They had similar time courses as the SP and BK endothelium-dependent hyperpolarizations already observed in smooth muscles.

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          Journal
          JVR
          J Vasc Res
          10.1159/issn.1018-1172
          Journal of Vascular Research
          S. Karger AG
          1018-1172
          1423-0135
          1989
          1989
          23 September 2008
          : 26
          : 4
          : 228-234
          Affiliations
          Laboratoire de Physiologie Comparee, Departement de Biologie Animale, Universite de Geneve, Suisse
          Article
          158770 Blood Vessels 1989;26:228–234
          10.1159/000158770
          © 1989 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 7
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