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Physical Factors of Regulation

Handbook of Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, Vascular Smooth Muscle

  1. Paul M. Vanhoutte

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp020216

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Vanhoutte, P. M. 2011. Physical Factors of Regulation. Comprehensive Physiology. 443–474.

Author Information

  1. Department of Internal Medicine, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Temperature
    • 1.1
      Effect of Temperature on Isolated Blood Vessel Wall
    • 1.2
      Analysis of Effects of Temperature on Different Functional Components of Blood Vessel Wall
    • 1.3
      Role in the Intact Organism
  • 2
    Light
    • 2.1
      Photoactivated Contraction
    • 2.2
      Photorelaxation
    • 2.3
      Summary
  • 3
    Vibration