After a following rest period of 5 min, COU was added and equilibrated during 40 min.
Addition of COU also led to a relaxation of the NA-induced contraction.
The temporary intracellular rise in calcium concentration in single aortic smooth muscle cells evoked by 2 nM vasopressin was remarkably suppressed in the presence of COU (Fig.
As shown, COU was able to suppress the intracellular calcium release induced by the vasoconstringent peptide VP in aorta cells.
Probably, also COU and other neoflavonoids have some antioxidant effects (Lee et al.
COUs must rank at the top of each dimension to have a sustained competitive advantage.
Once relationships are built through trust and commitment and sustained through social and structural bonding mechanisms, COUs should implement strategies that benefit both parties of the relationship.
Instead, COUs should take the initiative to establish trust early in the relationship by not charging security deposits upon initial request for service.
COUs do not have to balance the competing interests of owners and customers.
Faced with a highly competitive market in the future, COUs need to take advantage of their greatest strength--their relationship with the customer-owners.
Another former COU chief, Frank Ricciardone, now U.
The COU is based at the Multinational Force's North Camp in the northern Sinai.