- About this Journal ·
- Abstracting and Indexing ·
- Advance Access ·
- Aims and Scope ·
- Article Processing Charges ·
- Articles in Press ·
- Author Guidelines ·
- Bibliographic Information ·
- Citations to this Journal ·
- Contact Information ·
- Editorial Board ·
- Editorial Workflow ·
- Free eTOC Alerts ·
- Publication Ethics ·
- Reviewers Acknowledgment ·
- Submit a Manuscript ·
- Subscription Information ·
- Table of Contents
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 312487, 7 pages
The Inhibition of Ureteral Motility by Periureteral Adipose Tissue
Health Sciences Centre, UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Received 29 November 2011; Accepted 21 December 2011
Academic Editors: T. G. Kwon, J. E. Reeder, and V. Serretta
Copyright © 2012 Lyndsey M. Killian and Stuart J. Bund. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
- M. E. Trujillo and P. E. Scherer, “Adipose tissue-derived factors: impact on health and disease,” Endocrine Reviews, vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 762–778, 2006.
- R. M. K. W. Lee, L. Ding, C. Lu, L. Y. Su, and Y. J. Gao, “Alteration of perivascular adipose tissue function in angiotensin II-induced hypertension,” Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, vol. 87, no. 11, pp. 944–953, 2009.
- S. Verlohren, G. Dubrovska, S. Y. Tsang et al., “Visceral periadventitial adipose tissue regulates arterial tone of mesenteric arteries,” Hypertension, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 271–276, 2004.
- A. S. Greenstein, K. Khavandi, S. B. Withers et al., “Local inflammation and hypoxia abolish the protective anticontractile properties of perivascular fat in obese patients,” Circulation, vol. 119, no. 12, pp. 1661–1670, 2009.
- Y. J. Gao, C. Lu, L. Y. Su, A. M. Sharma, and R. M. K. W. Lee, “Modulation of vascular function by perivascular adipose tissue: the role of endothelium and hydrogen peroxide,” British Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 151, no. 3, pp. 323–331, 2007.
- H. Chen, M. Montagnani, T. Funahashi, I. Shimomura, and M. J. Quon, “Adiponectin stimulates production of nitric oxide in vascular endothelial cells,” The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 278, no. 45, pp. 45021–45026, 2003.
- M. Chandran, S. A. Phillips, T. Ciaraldi, and R. R. Henry, “Adiponectin: more than just another fat cell hormone?” Diabetes Care, vol. 26, no. 8, pp. 2442–2450, 2003.
- D. Curran-Everett, “Multiple comparisons: philosophies and illustrations,” American Journal of Physiology, vol. 279, no. 1, pp. R1–R8, 2000.
- R. M. K. W. Lee, C. Lu, L. Y. Su, and Y. J. Gao, “Endothelium-dependent relaxation factor released by perivascular adipose tissue,” Journal of Hypertension, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 782–790, 2009.
- K. Ohashi, S. Kihara, N. Ouchi et al., “Adiponectin replenishment ameliorates obesity-related hypertension,” Hypertension, vol. 47, no. 6, pp. 1108–1116, 2006.
- D. Mastrangelo, A. J. Baertschi, A. Roatti, M. Amherdt, and C. E. Iselin, “Nitric oxide production within rat urothelial cells,” Journal of Urology, vol. 170, no. 4, pp. 1409–1414, 2003.
- M. Hernández, D. Prieto, L. M. Orensanz, M. V. Barahona, A. García-Sacristán, and U. Simonsen, “Nitric oxide is involved in the non-adrenergic, non-cholinergic inhibitory neurotransmission of the pig intravesical ureter,” Neuroscience Letters, vol. 186, no. 1, pp. 33–36, 1995.
- T. Tchkonia, Y. D. Tchoukalova, N. Giorgadze et al., “Abundance of two human preadipocyte subtypes with distinct capacities for replication, adipogenesis, and apoptosis varies among fat depots,” American Journal of Physiology, vol. 288, no. 1, pp. E267–E277, 2005.
- S. Perrini, L. Laviola, A. Cignarelli et al., “Fat depot-related differences in gene expression, adiponectin secretion, and insulin action and signalling in human adipocytes differentiated in vitro from precursor stromal cells,” Diabetologia, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 155–164, 2008.
- S. Rajsheker, D. Manka, A. L. Blomkalns, T. K. Chatterjee, L. L. Stoll, and N. L. Weintraub, “Crosstalk between perivascular adipose tissue and blood vessels,” Current Opinion in Pharmacology, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 191–196, 2010.
- W. O. Sampaio, R. A. S. Dos Santos, R. Faria-Silva, L. T. Da Mata Machado, E. L. Schiffrin, and R. M. Touyz, “Angiotensin-(1-7) through receptor Mas mediates endothelial nitric oxide synthase activation via Akt-dependent pathways,” Hypertension, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 185–192, 2007.
- R. M. K. W. Lee, M. Bader, N. Alenina, R. A.S. Santos, Y. J. Gao, and C. Lu, “Mas receptors in modulating relaxation induced by perivascular adipose tissue,” Life Sciences, vol. 89, no. 13-14, pp. 467–472, 2011.
- Y. C. Lee, H. H. Chang, C. L. Chiang et al., “Role of perivascular adipose tissue-derived methyl palmitate in vascular tone regulation and pathogenesis of hypertension,” Circulation, vol. 124, no. 10, pp. 1160–1171, 2011.
- C. Lu, L. Y. Su, R. M. K. W. Lee, and Y. J. Gao, “Alterations in perivascular adipose tissue structure and function in hypertension,” European Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 656, no. 1–3, pp. 68–73, 2011.
- R. M. K. W. Lee, C. Lu, L. Y. Su, G. Werstuck, and Y. J. Gao, “Effects of hyperglycemia on the modulation of vascular function by perivascular adipose tissue,” Journal of Hypertension, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 118–131, 2009.
- Y. J. Gao, A. C. Holloway, L. Y. Su, K. Takemori, C. Lu, and R. M. K. W. Lee, “Effects of fetal and neonatal exposure to nicotine on blood pressure and perivascular adipose tissue function in adult life,” European Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 590, no. 1–3, pp. 264–268, 2008.
- G. Dubrovska, S. Verlohren, F. C. Luft, and M. Gollasch, “Mechanisms of ADRF release from rat aortic adventitial adipose tissue,” American Journal of Physiology, vol. 286, no. 3, pp. H1107–H1113, 2004.