The kallikrein-kinin system.

Abstract

Emerging evidence suggests a role of the kallikrein-kinin system (KKS) in the pathogenesis of diabetic nephropathy (DN). Tissue kallikrein 1 is a member of the tissue kallikrein family that is mainly responsible for the generation of kinins, and bradykinin (BK) is the principal kinin responsible for the biologic actions of the KKS that acts through the… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000325650

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@article{Tang2011TheKS, title={The kallikrein-kinin system.}, author={Sydney C. W. Tang and Joseph C K Leung and Kar Neng Lai}, journal={Contributions to nephrology}, year={2011}, volume={170}, pages={145-55} }