Peter W. Abel, Boyd Rorabaugh

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Adrenomedullin is a member of the calcitonin family of peptides. It is produced by vascular smooth muscle cells, vascular endothelial cells, cardiomyocytes, adrenal chromaffin cells, macrophages, bronchial epithelium, and many other cell types. This peptide is a potent vasodilator in most vascular beds and has been implicated in the regulation of blood pressure, ....

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationxPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
Publication statusPublished - 2011


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Abel, P. W., & Rorabaugh, B. (2011). Adrenomedullin. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-7). Elsevier Inc..