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Adrenomedullin: multiple functions in human pregnancy.

Abstract:

Adrenomedullin is a 52 amino acid peptide originally isolated from human phaeochromocytoma in 1993. It was initially demonstrated to have profound effects on the vasculature including vasodilatation and subsequently promotion of angiogenesis. Since then it has become apparent that it has a wide range of other biological actions including regulation of cell growth and differentiation. Successful pregnancy outcome relies on establishing and maintaining throughout gestation an efficient blood su...

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10.1007/s10456-004-4183-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Journal:
Angiogenesis
Volume:
7
Issue:
3
Pages:
203-212
Publication date:
2004
DOI:
EISSN:
1573-7209
ISSN:
0969-6970
URN:
uuid:b7194c59-2714-4234-8dbb-1554dda6759f
Source identifiers:
114254
Local pid:
pubs:114254

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