Cristine L Heaps

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Affiliation: Texas A and M University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Exercise training increases basal tone in arterioles distal to chronic coronary occlusion
    Cristine L Heaps
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, MS4466, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 290:H1128-35. 2006
  2. pmc Effects of exercise training on coronary collateralization and control of collateral resistance
    Cristine L Heaps
    Michael E DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 111:587-98. 2011
  3. pmc Effects of exercise training and hypercholesterolemia on adenosine activation of voltage-dependent K+ channels in coronary arterioles
    Cristine L Heaps
    Michael E DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, Texas, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:1761-71. 2008
  4. pmc Effect of exercise training on nitric oxide and superoxide/H₂O₂ signaling pathways in collateral-dependent porcine coronary arterioles
    Wei Xie
    Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 112:1546-55. 2012
  5. pmc Exercise training-enhanced, endothelium-dependent dilation mediated by altered regulation of BK(Ca) channels in collateral-dependent porcine coronary arterioles
    Wei Xie
    Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Microcirculation 20:170-82. 2013
  6. doi Neuropilin-1 is essential for enhanced VEGF(165)-mediated vasodilatation in collateral-dependent coronary arterioles of exercise-trained pigs
    Jennifer A Fogarty
    Department of Systems Biology and Translational Medicine, The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Res 46:152-61. 2009
  7. pmc Exercise training enhances multiple mechanisms of relaxation in coronary arteries from ischemic hearts
    Rachel R Deer
    Michael E DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas and
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 305:H1321-31. 2013
  8. pmc Effects of exercise training on cellular mechanisms of endothelial nitric oxide synthase regulation in coronary arteries after chronic occlusion
    Minglong Zhou
    Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A and M Univ, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 298:H1857-69. 2010
  9. pmc Ca2+ sensitization and PKC contribute to exercise training-enhanced contractility in porcine collateral-dependent coronary arteries
    Juan Carlos Robles
    Michael E DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, Texas A and M University, College Station, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 300:H1201-9. 2011
  10. pmc Ca²⁺ sensitization of cardiac myofilament proteins contributes to exercise training-enhanced myocardial function in a porcine model of chronic occlusion
    Vandana Sarin
    Michael E DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 301:H1579-87. 2011

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Publications15

  1. ncbi Exercise training increases basal tone in arterioles distal to chronic coronary occlusion
    Cristine L Heaps
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, MS4466, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 290:H1128-35. 2006
    ....
  2. pmc Effects of exercise training on coronary collateralization and control of collateral resistance
    Cristine L Heaps
    Michael E DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 111:587-98. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Effects of exercise training and hypercholesterolemia on adenosine activation of voltage-dependent K+ channels in coronary arterioles
    Cristine L Heaps
    Michael E DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, Texas, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:1761-71. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Effect of exercise training on nitric oxide and superoxide/H₂O₂ signaling pathways in collateral-dependent porcine coronary arterioles
    Wei Xie
    Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 112:1546-55. 2012
    ..These data provide evidence that, in addition to NO, the superoxide/H(2)O(2) signaling pathway significantly contributes to exercise training-enhanced endothelium-mediated dilation in collateral-dependent coronary arterioles...
  5. pmc Exercise training-enhanced, endothelium-dependent dilation mediated by altered regulation of BK(Ca) channels in collateral-dependent porcine coronary arterioles
    Wei Xie
    Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Microcirculation 20:170-82. 2013
    ....
  6. doi Neuropilin-1 is essential for enhanced VEGF(165)-mediated vasodilatation in collateral-dependent coronary arterioles of exercise-trained pigs
    Jennifer A Fogarty
    Department of Systems Biology and Translational Medicine, The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Res 46:152-61. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Exercise training enhances multiple mechanisms of relaxation in coronary arteries from ischemic hearts
    Rachel R Deer
    Michael E DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas and
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 305:H1321-31. 2013
    ..Although redundant, upregulation of parallel vasodilator pathways appears to contribute to enhanced endothelium-dependent relaxation, potentially providing a more refined control of blood flow after exercise training...
  8. pmc Effects of exercise training on cellular mechanisms of endothelial nitric oxide synthase regulation in coronary arteries after chronic occlusion
    Minglong Zhou
    Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A and M Univ, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 298:H1857-69. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Ca2+ sensitization and PKC contribute to exercise training-enhanced contractility in porcine collateral-dependent coronary arteries
    Juan Carlos Robles
    Michael E DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, Texas A and M University, College Station, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 300:H1201-9. 2011
    ..Taken together, these data reveal that exercise training enhances endothelin-1-mediated contractile responses in collateral-dependent coronary arteries likely via increased PKC-mediated Ca(2+) sensitization...
  10. pmc Ca²⁺ sensitization of cardiac myofilament proteins contributes to exercise training-enhanced myocardial function in a porcine model of chronic occlusion
    Vandana Sarin
    Michael E DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 301:H1579-87. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi Dietary supplementation with watermelon pomace juice enhances arginine availability and ameliorates the metabolic syndrome in Zucker diabetic fatty rats
    Guoyao Wu
    Faculty of Nutrition and Department of Animal Science, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Nutr 137:2680-5. 2007
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  12. pmc Fibronectin increases the force production of mouse papillary muscles via α5β1 integrin
    Xin Wu
    Department of Systems Biology and Translational Medicine, Texas A and M Health Science Center College of Medicine, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 50:203-13. 2011
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  13. pmc Altered calcium sensitivity contributes to enhanced contractility of collateral-dependent coronary arteries
    Cristine L Heaps
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 97:310-6. 2004
    ..Unaltered Ca(2+) sensitivity in endothelin-stimulated arteries suggests more than one mechanism regulating Ca(2+) sensitization in coronary smooth muscle...
  14. ncbi Gender-specific K(+)-channel contribution to adenosine-induced relaxation in coronary arterioles
    Cristine L Heaps
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 92:550-8. 2002
    ..These data are consistent with a significant role for voltage-dependent K(+) channels in adenosine-mediated relaxation of coronary arterioles from males...
  15. ncbi Nonuniform changes in arteriolar myogenic tone within skeletal muscle following hindlimb unweighting
    Cristine L Heaps
    Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences and Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 92:1145-51. 2002
    ..Furthermore, alterations in myogenic responses were not attributable to altered VGCC density...

Research Grants11

  1. CHRONIC CORONARY OCCLUSION, EXERCISE TRAINING AND NO
    CRISTINE HEAPS; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  2. CHRONIC CORONARY OCCLUSION, EXERCISE TRAINING AND NO
    CRISTINE HEAPS; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. CHRONIC CORONARY OCCLUSION, EXERCISE TRAINING AND NO
    Janet Parker; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  4. CHRONIC CORONARY OCCLUSION, EXERCISE TRAINING AND NO
    Cristine L Heaps; Fiscal Year: 2010
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