The CNS renin-angiotensin system

@article{Halbach2006TheCR,
  title={The CNS renin-angiotensin system},
  author={Oliver von Bohlen und Halbach and Doris Albrecht},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={326},
  pages={599-616}
}
The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) is one of the best-studied enzyme-neuropeptide systems in the brain and can serve as a model for the action of peptides on neuronal function in general. It is now well established that the brain has its own intrinsic RAS with all its components present in the central nervous system. The RAS generates a family of bioactive angiotensin peptides with variable biological and neurobiological activities. These include angiotensin-(1–8) [Ang II], angiotensin-(3–8… CONTINUE READING

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