Title

High Fibrinolytic Activity in the Endothelium of the Arteries of the Rat

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-1-1980

Publication Title

Thrombosis Research

Volume

19

Issue

3

First page number:

333

Last page number:

338

Abstract

The arteries of the rat usually possess considerably higher endothelium-related fibrinolytic activity than corresponding veins. This finding contrasts observations in most other species, including man. The use of the rat in experimental work on thrombotic vascular disease should be evaluated with due regard to the specific properties of the walls of the vessels of this species.

Keywords

Blood-vessels – Diseases; Cardiovascular system – Diseases; Rats as laboratory animals

Disciplines

Animal Structures | Cardiovascular Diseases | Cardiovascular System | Medicine and Health Sciences

Language

English

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Identifier

DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0049-3848(80)90261-3

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