New Frontiers in the Intrarenal Renin-Angiotensin System: A Critical Review of Classical and New Paradigms

Abstract

The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) is well-recognized as one of the oldest and most important regulators of arterial blood pressure, cardiovascular, and renal function. New frontiers have recently emerged in the RAS research well beyond its classic paradigm as a potent vasoconstrictor, an aldosterone release stimulator, or a sodium-retaining hormone. First… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2013.00166

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