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Substance Name: Endothelium-dependent hyperpolarization factor
RN: 116788-37-5


  • May be related to anandamide; released from endothelium of rat pulmonary arteries; nonprostanoid, nonidentified factor that contributes to endothelium-dependent relaxation by causing hyperpolarization of the vascular smooth muscle.

Classification Codes

  • Cardiovascular Agents
  • Endothelium-Dependent Relaxing Factors
  • Vasodilator Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Endothelium-dependent hyperpolarization factor


  • EDHF
  • Endothelium-derived hyperpolarization factor

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 116788-37-5

System Generated Number

  • 0116788375