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A new way to lower blood pressure: pass the chili peppers please!
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PMID:  20674855     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Activation of TRPV1 channels in sensory nerves by capsaicin promotes neuropeptide release, leading to the perception of pain and inflammation. In this issue, Yang et al. (2010) demonstrate that vascular TRPV1 mediates a beneficial effect of capsaicin in the cardiovascular system, promoting nitric oxide release and lowering blood pressure.
Authors:
William C Sessa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cell metabolism     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1932-7420     ISO Abbreviation:  Cell Metab.     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-02     Completed Date:  2010-11-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101233170     Medline TA:  Cell Metab     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  109-10     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA. william.sessa@yale.edu
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