The angiotensin AT2 receptor in inflammation.

  title={The angiotensin AT2 receptor in inflammation.},
  author={Franziska Rompe and Thomas Unger and Ulrike Muscha Steckelings},
  journal={Drug news & perspectives},
  volume={23 2},
Chronic inflammation is increasingly regarded not just as a consequence of a continuous infectious hazard, but also as an integral part of many noninfectious diseases such as autoimmune disorders, diabetes or cardiovascular disease. Thus, it is not surprising that some hormonal systems, like the renin-angiotensin system (RAS), which were originally described in the context of cardiovascular disease have also turned out to be major regulators of the inflammatory response. This review focuses on… CONTINUE READING


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