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Figure 2: The mechanism of hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction. Hypoxia causes closure of voltage-gated potassium channel, leading to K+ accumulation intracellularly. It leads to depolarization of the cells, opening of voltage-gated calcium channel and calcium-mediated pulmonary vasoconstriction

Figure 2: The mechanism of hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction. Hypoxia causes closure of voltage-gated potassium channel, leading to K+ accumulation intracellularly. It leads to depolarization of the cells, opening of voltage-gated calcium channel and calcium-mediated pulmonary vasoconstriction