Angiotensin AT1 receptor over-expression in hypercholesterolaemia.


Angiotensin II mediates most of the biological effects of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS), such as vasoconstriction and cell proliferation, via stimulation of the angiotensin II type 1 (AT1) receptor. The AT1 receptor plays a central role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and hypertension. In parallel, hypercholesterolaemia is a major risk factor… (More)


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