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Corticosterone Modulates the Vasodilation by Perivascular Fat

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Title: Corticosterone Modulates the Vasodilation by Perivascular Fat
Other Titles: Examensarbete Läkarprogrammet 30 hp
Authors: Andersen, Ingrid
Issue Date: 15-Oct-2011
Degree: Student essay
Abstract: Abstract Adipose tissue is presently considered to be an active endocrine and paracrine organ. Obesity is closely related with several disorders including hypertension. Obese seem to have a dysfunctional adipose tissue, which shows an ongoing inflammation, and the production of cytokines regulating inflammation as well as more specific adipokines are changed. Also an elevated activity of 11β-HSD-1 is seen in these patients. Perivascular fat has been shown to attenuate vascular responsiveness.... more
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