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Table 3 Cyclic mechanical stretch affects apoptosis in VSMCs in vitro

From: Variability in vascular smooth muscle cell stretch-induced responses in 2D culture

Study Cell type Freq. Unit Stretch Plate Axis Time Wave Results
Cheng [41] AoSMC (human) 1 Hz FX-2000 20 % Collagen I   0–24 h Sinusoidal Apoptosis ↑
Su [44] Portal vein VSMC (swine) 1 Hz FX-4000 10 % Laminin   24 h   Apoptosis ↑
Sotoudeh [43] VSMC (porcine) 1 Hz Custom 7 %, 25 %   Equibiaxial 0–48 h Sinusoidal Apoptosis ↑
Wernig [42] VSMC (rat) 1 Hz FX-4000 7 %, 15 % Collagen I   0–60 min   Apoptosis ↑
Song [32] AoSMC (human) 1 Hz FX-5000 10 %, 16 % Collagen I   0–24 h   Apoptosis ↑
Morrow [29] VSMC (rat) 1 Hz FX-4000 0–15 %    0–24 h Heart(P) Apoptosis ↑
Guha [28] VSMC (rat) 1 Hz FX-4000 0–10 % Pronectin   0–24 h Heart(P) Apoptosis ↑