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Activation of the Mineralocorticoid Receptor Increases Striatin Levels

Luminita H. Pojoga, Patricia Coutinho, Alicia Rivera, Tham M. Yao, Enrique R. Maldonado, Rodeler Youte, Gail K. Adler, Jonathan Williams, Alexander Turchin, Gordon H. Williams and Jose R. Romero.

in American Journal of Hypertension

February 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Biochemistry; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 5033 words.

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Aldosterone (ALDO), a critical regulator of sodium homeostasis, mediates its effects via activation of the mineralocorticoid receptor (MR)...

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<i>AGT</i> Genetic Variation, Plasma AGT, and Blood Pressure: An Analysis of the Utah Genetic Reference Project Pedigrees

W. Scott Watkins, Andreas Rohrwasser, Andy Peiffer, Mark F. Leppert, Jean-Marc Lalouel and Lynn B. Jorde.

in American Journal of Hypertension

August 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Biochemistry; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 3729 words.

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Much remains unknown about the genetic factors that contribute to essential hypertension. The Utah Genetic Reference Project (UGRP) large pedigree...

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Aldosterone-to-Renin Ratio and the Relationship Between Urinary Salt Excretion and Blood Pressure in a Community of African Ancestry

Leon Scott, Angela J. Woodiwiss, Muzi J. Maseko, Demetri G.A. Veliotes, Olebogeng H.I. Majane, Janice Paiker, Pinhas Sareli and Gavin R. Norton.

in American Journal of Hypertension

August 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Biochemistry; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 5008 words.

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Although aldosterone influences the effect of salt intake on blood pressure (BP), the extent to which this occurs at a population level is...

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Angiotensin II Shifts Insulin Signaling Into Vascular Remodeling From Glucose Metabolism in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells

Hirofumi Hitomi, Kumiko Kaifu, Yoshiko Fujita, Tadashi Sofue, Daisuke Nakano, Kumiko Moriwaki, Taiga Hara, Hideyasu Kiyomoto, Masakazu Kohno, Hiroyuki Kobori and Akira Nishiyama.

in American Journal of Hypertension

October 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Biochemistry; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 3698 words.

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To clarify the role of angiotensin II (Ang II) in insulin-induced arteriosclerosis, we examined the effects of Ang II on insulin-induced...

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Arterial Stiffness and Asymptomatic Intracranial Large Arterial Stenosis and Calcification in Hypertensive Chinese

Jin Zhang, Yan Li, Yan Wang, Wenquan Niu, Yi Zhang, Pingjin Gao, Liyun Zhang, Huawei Lin, Kemin Chen and Dingliang Zhu.

in American Journal of Hypertension

March 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Neuroscience; Neurology. 3880 words.

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Intracranial large artery disease (ICLAD), such as stenosis and calcification, is common in Chinese patients with stroke. However, little is known...

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Association Between Central Elastic Artery Stiffness and Cerebral Perfusion in Deep Subcortical Gray and White Matter

Takashi Tarumi, Furqan Shah, Hirofumi Tanaka and Andreana P Haley.

in American Journal of Hypertension

October 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Neuroscience; Neurology. 2382 words.

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Central elastic artery stiffness can increase vascular resistance and induce hypertrophic remodeling of cerebral arterioles and, in turn, may...

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Association of <i>ACE</i> Gene Insertion/Deletion Polymorphism With Birth Weight, Blood Pressure Levels, and ACE Activity in Healthy Children

Aline R. Ajala, Sandro S. Almeida, Marina Rangel, Zaira Palomino, Maria Wany L. Strufaldi, Rosana F. Puccini, Ronaldo C. Araujo, Dulce Elena Casarini and Maria C.P. Franco.

in American Journal of Hypertension

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Biochemistry; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 4060 words.

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The human angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene contains a polymorphism consisting of either an insertion (I) or a deletion (D) of a 287 bp Alunull...

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Association of Prothrombotic Status With Markers of Cerebral Small Vessel Disease in Elderly Hypertensive Patients

Michiaki Nagai, Satoshi Hoshide and Kazuomi Kario.

in American Journal of Hypertension

October 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Neuroscience; Neurology. 3865 words.

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Aging and hypertension are well-known risk factors for cerebral white matter lesions. Prothrombotic status has been shown to be a risk factor for...

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Augmentation Index Association With Reactive Hyperemia as Assessed by Peripheral Arterial Tonometry in Hypertension

Woo-In Yang, Sungha Park, Jong-Chan Youn, Nak Hoon Son, Sang-Hak Lee, Seok-Min Kang and Yangsoo Jang.

in American Journal of Hypertension

November 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Biochemistry; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 3411 words.

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Augmentation pressure has emerged as a surrogate marker for cardiovascular disease, and endothelial dysfunction has been proposed as related...

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Behavioral Neuroendocrinology of Female Aggression

Natalia Duque-Wilckens and Brian C. Trainor.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System. 22703 words.

Aggressive behavior plays an essential role in survival and reproduction across animal species—it has been observed in insects, fish, reptiles, and mammals including humans. Even though...

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