Angiotensin II

Known as: angiotensin 2, Angiotensin II [Chemical/Ingredient], 2 angiotensin 
An octapeptide that is a potent but labile vasoconstrictor. It is produced from angiotensin I after the removal of two amino acids at the C-terminal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Hypertension promotes atherosclerosis and is a major source of morbidity and mortality. We show that mice lacking T and B cells… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Renin is an aspartyl protease essential for the control of blood pressure and was long suspected to have cellular receptors. We… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The cardiovascular and other actions of angiotensin II (Ang II) are mediated by AT(1) and AT(2) receptors, which are seven… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The discovery of leptin in the mid-1990s has focused attention on the role of proteins secreted by adipose tissue. Leptin has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Increased plasma concentrations of angiotension II (Ang II) have been implicated in atherogenesis. To examine this relationship… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Until recently, the signaling events elicited in vascular smooth muscle cells by angiotensin II (Ang II) were considered to be… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND The major source of superoxide (.O2-) in vascular tissues is an NADH/NADPH-dependent, membrane-bound oxidase. We have… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We tested the hypothesis that angiotensin II-induced hypertension is associated with an increase in vascular .O2- production, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The signaling pathways involved in the long-term metabolic effects of angiotensin II (Ang II) in vascular smooth muscle cells are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Increasing evidence suggests that angiotensin II (Ang II) may act as a growth factor for the heart. However, direct effects of… (More)
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