Blood pressure and acidic renin forms in stroke-prone hypertensive rats.


Six forms of renin, distinguishable by their isoelectric focusing characteristics, are found in rat kidney and plasma (forms 1-6, form 1 having the most basic pI). To test the hypothesis that high blood pressure in stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRSP) is associated with a particular fraction of the renin forms, systolic blood pressure (SBP… (More)