Sex-related differences in the intratubular renin-angiotensin system (RAS) in 2-kidney 1-clip hypertensive rats.

In conclusion, the female rats were protected from hypertensive renal and cardiac injury after renal artery clipping. An increase in intratubular nonclassic RAS(ACE2/angiotensin 1-7/MasR) and a decrease in the AT1/AT2 ratio could limit the adverse effects of classic RAS during renovascular hypertension in female rats, and estrogen is suggested to play a primary role in the regulation of intratubular RAS components. PMID: 31339773 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Am J Physiol Renal P... - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Am J Physiol Renal Physiol Source Type: research

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Source: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: EPIDEMIOLOGY Source Type: research
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Source: Blood Pressure - Category: Hematology Tags: Blood Press Source Type: research
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Source: Deutsches Arzteblatt International - Category: General Medicine Tags: Dtsch Arztebl Int Source Type: research
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Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by high throughput sequencing Homo sapiens Source Type: research
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Source: American Journal of Otolaryngology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
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