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..These results suggest that the upregulated hepatic ET-1 system is an important mechanism of increased portal resistance and related complications of endotoxemia. ..
Gandhi C, Murase N, Starzl T. Cholera toxin-sensitive GTP-binding protein-coupled activation of augmenter of liver regeneration (ALR) receptor and its function in rat kupffer cells. J Cell Physiol. 2010;222:365-73 pubmed publisher
..These results demonstrate specific G-protein coupled binding of ALR and its function in Kupffer cells and suggest that mediators produced by ALR-stimulated Kupffer cells may elicit physiologically important effects on hepatocytes. ..