Effects of tokishakuyakusan, keishibukuryogan, shakuyakukanzoto and unkeito on ovarian endothelin, renin and angiotensin II in pregnant mare's serum gonadotropin-treated immature rats.

@article{Usuki1992EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of tokishakuyakusan, keishibukuryogan, shakuyakukanzoto and unkeito on ovarian endothelin, renin and angiotensin II in pregnant mare's serum gonadotropin-treated immature rats.},
  author={S. Usuki and Y. Usuki and J. Tanaka and Y. Kawakura},
  journal={The American journal of Chinese medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          175-9
        }
}
We have previously proposed the ovarian ERAANPS (endothelin-rein- angiotensin-atrial natriuretic peptide system). The present study was undertaken to examine in vivo the effects of herbal medicines [Tokishakuyakusan (TS), Keishibukuryogan (KB), Shakuyakukanzoto (SK) and Unkeito (UT)] on endothelin-1 (ET), renin and angiotensin II (A II) in the ovaries, of immature rats treated with 10 IU PMS for 48 h. ET and all components of renin-angiotensin system (RAS) were found at high levels in the ovary… Expand
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