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Effect of Local Metabolic Factors on Vascular Smooth Muscle

Handbook of Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, Vascular Smooth Muscle

  1. Harvey V. Sparks Jr.

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp020217

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Sparks, H. V. 2011. Effect of Local Metabolic Factors on Vascular Smooth Muscle. Comprehensive Physiology. 475–513.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, The University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Oxygen
    • 1.1
      Effect
    • 1.2
      Mechanisms of Action
    • 1.3
      Situations in Which O2 Tension in Vessel Wall May Influence Vascular Tone
  • 2
    Potassium Ion
    • 2.1
      Effect
    • 2.2
      Mechanisms of Action
    • 2.3
      Situations in Which Vessel Wall [K+] May Influence Vascular Tone
  • 3
    Osmolarity
    • 3.1
      Effect
    • 3.2
      Mechanisms of Action
    • 3.3
      Situations in Which Changes in Tissue Vessel Wall Osmolarity May Influence Vascular Tone