Effects of changes in sodium balance on plasma and kidney angiotensin II levels in anesthetized and conscious Ren-2 transgenic rats.

OBJECTIVE Since there is as yet no general agreement regarding the role of plasma and kidney angiotensin II (ANG II) in the development of hypertension in Ren-2 transgenic rats (TGR), in the present study we evaluated plasma and kidney ANG II levels in anesthetized and conscious TGR and in normotensive Hannover-Sprague-Dawley rats (HanSD) fed a normal salt… CONTINUE READING