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Ovarian endocrine function has a major impact on homeostatic mechanisms in the cardiovascular system in women. In particular, estrogens play an important role in the regulation of vascular function. Epidemiological and experimental evidence links increased risk for cardiovascular disease with...
Abstract — An 8-month-old, virgin Holstein heifer with precocious mammary development was presented for examination. Protein, fat, and lactose in the mammary secretion were 14.90%, 0.12%, and 0.20%, respectively; somatic cell count was 3.9 3 10 6 /mL, with no bacterial infection. The heifer was...
Are Sex and Estrogen Modulators of Sympathetic Vascular Control in Resting and Contracting Skeletal Muscle?Download
The purpose of this thesis was to investigate whether sex and estrogen modulate sympathetic neurovascular control in resting and contracting skeletal muscle. This thesis also investigated the hypothesis that the effects of sex and estrogen on neurovascular control would be mediated by the signal...