Heaps, Cristine individual record
education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles58
  • Yu, X., Nguyen, P., Burns, N. C., Heaps, C. L., Stallone, J. N., Sohrabji, F., & Han, G. (2022). Activation of G protein-coupled estrogen receptor fine-tunes age-related decreased vascular activities in the aortae of female and male rats.. Steroids. 108997-108997.
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  • Ginn-Hedman, A., Self, T. S., Jessen, S. L., Heaps, C. L., Weeks, B. R., & Clubb, F. J. (2022). Diffusible contrast-enhanced micro-CT improves visualization of stented vessels.. Cardiovasc Pathol. 107428-107428.
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  • Harlow, R. C., Singh, R., Bagher, P., Heaps, C. L., Stewart, R. H., & Dongaonkar, R. M. (2022). Prolonged Exposure to Intestinal Edemagenic Stress Decreases Mesenteric Lymphatic Contractility. The FASEB Journal. (S1),
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  • Merkus, D., Muller-Delp, J., & Heaps, C. L. (2021). Coronary microvascular adaptations distal to epicardial artery stenosis.. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 320(6), H2351-H2370.
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  • Sytha, S. P., Self, T. S., & Heaps, C. L. (2022). K+ channels in the coronary microvasculature of the ischemic heart. Current Topics in Membranes. Ion Transport and Membrane Interactions in Vascular Health and Disease. 141-166. Elsevier.
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Conference Papers5
  • Heaps, C. L., Bray, J. F., McIntosh, A. L., & Schroeder, F. (2019). Endothelial nitric oxide synthase protein distribution and nitric oxide production in endothelial cells along the coronary vascular tree.. Microvasc Res. 122, 34-40.
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  • Li, F., Wang, G., Zhou, B., White, R., Heaps, C., Stallone, J., & Han, G. (2017). Activation of G-protein-coupled estrogen receptor (GPER) inhibits coronary artery smooth muscle cell proliferation. FASEB JOURNAL. 26(S1), 663.9-663.9.
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  • Dongaonkar, R. M., Nguyen, T. L., Quick, C. M., Laine, G. A., Wilson, E., Heaps, C., Hardy, J., & Stewart, R. H. (2013). Post-nodal lymphatic vessels adapt to sustained high flow conditions by becoming weaker pumps. FASEB JOURNAL. 27(S1), 902.5-902.5.
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  • Muthuchamy, M., Chakraborty, S., Wu, X., Sarin, V., & Heaps, C. L. (2012). Exercise-Induced Changes in Mechanotransduction Improve Myocardial Function in a Porcine Model of Chronic Occlusion. CIRCULATION. 126(21),
  • Robles, J. C., Mattox, M. L., Parker, J. L., & Heaps, C. L. (2010). Exercise Training Enhances PKC-Mediated Ca2+ Sensitization in Collateral-Dependent Porcine Coronary Arteries. ARTERIOSCLEROSIS THROMBOSIS AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY. 30(11), E304-E304.
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Texas A&M University; Vet Med - Physiology & Pharmacology; 4466 TAMU
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