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Physiology and Pathobiology of Microvascular Endothelium

Handbook of Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, Microcirculation

  1. Jordan S. Pober

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp020402

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Pober, J. S. 2011. Physiology and Pathobiology of Microvascular Endothelium. Comprehensive Physiology. 37–55.

Author Information

  1. Section of Human and Translational Immunology, Department of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Microvascular ECs: Morphological Features and Markers
  • 2
    Physiological Functions of ECs at Rest
  • 3
    Type I Activation of Endothelium
  • 4
    Type II Activation of ECs
  • 5
    Immune-Mediated Activation of ECs
  • 6
    Endothelial Dysfunction, Injury and Cytoprotection
  • 7
    ECs and Chronic Inflammation
  • 8
    Summary