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      Myoendothelial Relations in the Conduit Coronary Artery of the Dog and Rabbit

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          This paper describes the myoendothelial relations in ramus interventricularis anterior and its branches in the dog and rabbit. Endothelial cells (ECs) are separated from smooth muscle cells (SMs) by fenestrated internal elastic lamina (IEL). The number of fenestrations increases towards the periphery; the first- and second-order branches have only patches of elastin in some places. ECs and SMs emit protrusions of various shapes into the fenestrae. The distance between EC and SM protrusions varies. Close appositions were also found. The diffusion of autacoids, or transmitters, as well as the electrical and biochemical mechanism of transmission seem to be involved in the transfer of information from ECs to SMs and vice versa. Biomechanical transfer (for example shear stress), via EC-SM junctions is also considered.

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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
          1992
          1992
          23 September 2008
          : 29
          : 1
          : 29-32
          Affiliations
          Institute of Normal and Pathological Physiology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
          Article
          158928 J Vasc Res 1992;29:29–32
          10.1159/000158928
          1554864
          © 1992 S. Karger AG, Basel

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