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AIMS Investigate the role of NADPH oxidase on ethanol-induced hypertension and vascular oxidative stress. METHODS Male Wistar rats were treated with ethanol (20% v/v). RESULTS Apocynin (10(More)
OBJECTIVES We investigated the mechanisms underlying the relaxant effect of adrenomedullin (AM) in the rat carotid artery and verified the expression of AM system components in this tissue. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Mounting evidence implicates matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) in the vascular dysfunction and remodelling associated with hypertension. We tested the hypothesis that treatment(More)