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Angiotensin-(1-7) (Ang-(1-7)) is reported to be equipotent with angiotensin II (AII) in producing some central biological effects but the receptors responsible for these actions have not been defined. Three classes of receptor have been proposed: AT1, AT2, and a putative Ang-(1-7) selective receptor. This study specifically evaluates Ang-(1-7) competition(More)
This study was designed to characterize the distribution of angiotensin II (AII) binding sites in the hamster brain. Brain sections were incubated with [125I][sar1,ile8]-angiotensin II in the absence and presence of angiotensin II receptor subtype selective compounds, losartan (AT1 subtype) and PD123177 (AT2 subtype). Binding was quantified by densitometric(More)
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