Recent Advances in Angiotensin Research.

  title={Recent Advances in Angiotensin Research.},
  author={Katrina M. Mirabito Colafella and A. H. Jan Danser},
  volume={69 6},
The complexity of the renin–angiotensin system (RAS) has increased considerably in the past 2 decades. From a hormonal system occurring exclusively in the circulation, it moved into the direction of a local system existing in virtually every organ of the body. In both cases, the active end product still was angiotensin (Ang) II, acting via its classical type 1 (AT 1 ) receptor. Next, multiple novel angiotensin metabolites and receptors were discovered, all having effects of their own and often… CONTINUE READING