The intracellular renin-angiotensin system in the heart

@article{Kumar2009TheIR,
  title={The intracellular renin-angiotensin system in the heart},
  author={Rakesh Kumar and Vivek P. Singh and Kenneth M. Baker},
  journal={Current Hypertension Reports},
  year={2009},
  volume={11},
  pages={104-110}
}
Recently, several novel aspects of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) were described, which potentially may change the therapeutic strategy to treat cardiovascular disease, in addition to enhancing understanding of this system’s mechanism of action. Most notably, identification of a functional intracellular RAS may address several unanswered questions regarding a direct role of angiotensin (Ang) II in cardiac remodeling and incomplete efficacy of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and… 

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