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AM

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for ARMENIA.

AM

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Armenia. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Armenian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Armenia. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Armenia. Each Armenian region and the city of Yerevan have their own codes with the prefix "AM." For example, the code for the Province of Ararat is ISO 3166-2:AM-AR.
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Adrenomedullin increases fibroblast-like synoviocyte adhesion to extracellular matrix proteins by upregulating integrin activation.
Elevation of circulating and ventricular adrenomedullin in human congestive heart failure.
With adrenomedullin being myocardial-protective and having multiple cardioprotective effects (28), it is possible that the beneficial compensatory upregulation is attenuated in smokers.
Makino I, Shibata K, Makino Y, Kangawa K, Kawarabayashi T (1999) Adrenomedullin attenuates the hypertension in hypertensive pregnant rats induced by [N.
Effects of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system on the expression of vascular endothelial growth factor and adrenomedullin in the endometrium," Human Reproduction (in press).
The better survival with WBPA treatment probably relates to a combination of factors including the promotion of increased release of anti-inflammatory mediators and vasodilators into the circulation such as nitric oxide, prostacyclin and adrenomedullin.
HIF-mediated factors known to confer cytoprotection against ischemic injury include those that promote cell survival and prevent programmed cell death (anti-apoptotic factors), such as erythropoietin (EPO); anti-oxidant enzymes, such as heme-oxygenase-1 (HO-1), which decrease free radical damage and limit reperfusion injury; and vasodilatory factors, such as nitric oxide and adrenomedullin (ADM), which enhance tissue perfusion (blood flow).
For example, in the short-term, HIF induces cytoprotective factors, such as heme oxygenase and adrenomedullin, and promotes changes in glucose metabolism that help conserve energy levels within cells when the oxygen supply is interrupted.
Serotonin antagonistleri, adrenomedullin, vazoaktif intestinal peptid, retinoidler, Rho-kinaz inhibitorleri, anjiyopoietin-1, imatinib ve gen tedavisi ileri de PAH tedavisinde kullanilmasi dusunulen diger tedavi yontemleridir (1).
Adrenomedullin (ADM) is produced in many tissues and cell types including heart, brain, lung, kidney, and gastrointestinal organs (15, 16), and the mRNA is expressed in endothelial cells (17).