Capsaicin relaxes arteries via NO-dependent and independent mechanisms

Kirsty Fuller, Russ Chess-Williams, Peter Johnson

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Capsaicin, the active constituent in chilli, is known to stimulate the release of sensory neuropeptides via transient receptor potential vanilloid type 1 (TRPV1) receptors. Capsaicin also relaxes blood vessels however the mechanisms responsible are not fully understood.
Aims. In light of recent studies suggesting dietary
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventJoint ASCEPT-APSA 2012 Conference - Adelaide, Australia
Duration: 18 Sep 2013 → …


ConferenceJoint ASCEPT-APSA 2012 Conference
Period18/09/13 → …

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