Raquel Hernanz

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OBJECTIVE To analyse the role of angiotensin II, via AT1 receptors, and oxidative stress in the mechanisms underlying the increased response to hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) of mesenteric resistance arteries from spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRs). METHODS Arteries from normotensive and SHRs untreated or treated with the AT1 receptor antagonist, losartan(More)
Hypertension is considered as a low-grade inflammatory disease, with adaptive immunity being an important mediator of this pathology. TLR4 may have a role in the development of several cardiovascular diseases; however, little is known about its participation in hypertension. We aimed to investigate whether TLR4 activation due to increased activity of the(More)
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