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Peptides and Blood Vessels

Handbook of Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, Peripheral Circulation and Organ Blood Flow

  1. Phillip G. Schmid1,
  2. Fouad M. Sharabi1,
  3. M. Ian Phillips2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp020322

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Schmid, P. G., Sharabi, F. M. and Phillips, M. I. 2011. Peptides and Blood Vessels. Comprehensive Physiology. 815–835.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Veterans Administration Medical Center, Cardiovascular Center, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

  2. 2

    Department of Physiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Vascular Effects
    • 1.1
      Angiotensin
    • 1.2
      Bradykinin
    • 1.3
      Neurotensin
    • 1.4
      Opiate Peptides
    • 1.5
      Secretin and Glucagon
    • 1.6
      Somatostatin
    • 1.7
      Substance P
    • 1.8
      Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone
    • 1.9
      Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide
    • 1.10
      Vasopressin and Oxytocin
  • 2
    Mechanisms of Action
    • 2.1
      Molecular Determinants
    • 2.2
      Neurogenic Determinants
  • 3
    Summary