"Endothelin-1" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A 21-amino acid peptide produced in a variety of tissues including endothelial and vascular smooth-muscle cells, neurons and astrocytes in the central nervous system, and endometrial cells. It acts as a modulator of vasomotor tone, cell proliferation, and hormone production. (N Eng J Med 1995;333(6):356-63)
- Proendothelin (1-38)
- Big Endothelin
- Big Endothelin-1
- Big Endothelin 1
- Endothelin-1, Big
- Endothelin, Big
- Preproendothelin 1
- Proendothelin-1 Precursor
- Precursor, Proendothelin-1
- Proendothelin 1 Precursor
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