Systemic Aldosterone, But Not Angiotensin II, Plays a Pivotal Role in the Pathogenesis of Renal Injury in Chronic Nitric Oxide-Deficient Male Rats.


Chronic inhibition of nitric oxide synthase by N(ω)-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester (L-NAME) causes progressive renal injury and systemic hypertension. Angiotensin II (Ang II) has been conventionally regarded as one of the primary causes of renal injury. We reported previously that such renal injury was almost completely suppressed by both an Ang II type I… (More)
DOI: 10.1210/en.2014-1369