S1P induces vasocontraction in the canine basilar artery in vitro and in vivo, possibly through a mechanism involving activation of the Rho/Rho-kinase pathway. Thus, S1P might be considered as a novel spasmogenic substance involved in cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage.
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