GUPEA >
Student essays / Studentuppsatser >
Institute of Medicine / Institutionen för medicin >
Examensarbete 30 Hp, Läkarprogrammet >

Corticosterone Modulates the Vasodilation by Perivascular Fat


Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/27874

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
gupea_2077_27874_1.pdf76KbAdobe PDF
View/Open
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
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/27874
Appears in Collections:Examensarbete 30 Hp, Läkarprogrammet

This item has been viewed 166 times.

 

 

© Göteborgs universitet 2011