Articles by author - Kirk Mantione

Morphine down regulates human vascular tissue estrogen receptor expression determined by real-time RT-PCR.

UNLABELLED: Human vascular endothelial cells express the estrogen receptor-beta (ER-beta), which can be modulated by the opiate alkaloid m.....

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The blueprint for stress can be found in invertebrates.

: Through an extremely complicated equilibrium called homeostasis, all living organisms maintain their survival in the face of both extern.....

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A hormonal role for endogenous opiate alkaloids: vascular tissues.

: The distribution of morphine-containing cells in the central nervous system, adrenal gland, and its presence in blood may serve to demon.....

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