Vitamin D insufficiency is associated with impaired vascular endothelial and smooth muscle function and hypertension in young rats
Marianne Tare, Sarah J Emmett, Harold A Coleman, Con Skordilis, Darryl W Eyles, Ruth Morley, Helena C Parkington
Journal of Physiology | WILEY | Published : 2011
The authors thank Donna West for preparing the animals, Michelle Kett for assistance with recording conscious BP, and Peter Verras and Ronda Greaves for assay of VitD and serum Ca<SUP>2+</SUP> determinations. This work was supported by the Ramaciotti Foundation (Perpetual Trustees) (H.C.P.), NHMRC (H.C.P., M.T., H.A.C., D.W.E. and C.S.) and VicHealth (Victorian Health Promotion Foundation) (R.M.).