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Fiziologichnyi Zhurnal

is a scientific journal issued by the

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Editor-in-chief: V.F. Sagach

The journal was founded in 1955 as
1955 – 1977 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0015 – 3311)
1978 – 1993 "Fiziologicheskii zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
1994 – 2016 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
2017 – "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 2522-9028)

Fiziol. Zh. 2015; 61(3): 11-18


N.А.Dorofeyeva, A.V.Kotsuruba, L.A.Mogilnitskaya, A.E.Malyna, A.I.Kornelyuk, V.F.Sagach

    О.О. Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv


The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of EMAP II on free radical state of the heart and blood vessels, to restore сNOS coupling and cardiac hemodynamics in spontaneously hypertensive rats. It was found that, due to the combined inhibition of oxidative and nitrosative stress, EMAP II quickly restores impaired in hypertension constitutive de novo synthe- sis of NO by restoring сNOS coupling. Restoration by EMAP II of constitutive de novo synthesis NO abolished cardiac and endothelial dysfunction in spontaneously hypertensive rats. In hypertension, the introduction of EMAP II helped to improve the performance of the pumping function of the heart (stroke volume increased by 18.2 %, cardiac output – 22 %), an arterial stiffness decreased by 23.2 %, process of relaxation of the left ventricle improved, due to decreased in 4,7 times myocardial end-diastolic stiffness.

Keywords: hypertension; oxidative and nitrosative stress; сNOS uncoupling; heart; aorta; EMAP II.


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