Biochemical basis of endothelial (EC) cytoskeletal regulation and permeability.
Structure and function of contractile proteins and protein phosphatases.
Phosphorylation/dephosphorylation as mechanism regulation of EC contractility.
Relationship between EC contractility/cytoskeleton and barrier function.
Crosstalk between microtubules and microfilaments in EC barrier regulation.
Contractile responses to bioactive mediators and receptor/signal coupling in EC.
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