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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.

Background:

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.

Background

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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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.

Background

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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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.

Background

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

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Belief in Health Effects of Red Wine Suffers Another Blow and Hyperuricemia Is Associated with Preeclampsia and Its Adverse Clinical

in American Journal of Hypertension

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Biochemistry; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 561 words.

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Blockade of AT1 Receptors Protects the Blood–Brain Barrier and Improves Cognition in Dahl Salt-Sensitive Hypertensive Rats

Nicolas Pelisch, Naohisa Hosomi, Masaki Ueno, Daisuke Nakano, Hirofumi Hitomi, Masaki Mogi, Kenji Shimada, Hiroyuki Kobori, Masatsugu Horiuchi, Haruhiko Sakamoto, Masayasu Matsumoto, Masakazu Kohno and Akira Nishiyama.

in American Journal of Hypertension

March 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Biochemistry; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 4004 words.

Background

The present study tested the hypothesis that inappropriate activation of the brain renin-angiotensin system (RA S) contributes to the pathogenesis...

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Blood Pressure, Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone, and Thyroid Disease Prevalence in Primary Aldosteronism and Essential Hypertension

Federica Turchi, Vanessa Ronconi, Valentina di Tizio, Marco Boscaro and Gilberta Giacchetti.

in American Journal of Hypertension

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Biochemistry; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 4054 words.

Background

A positive correlation between thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and blood pressure (BP) has been identified in normotensives and in patients with...

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Contrasting Hemodynamic Mechanisms of Losartan- vs. Atenolol-Based Antihypertensive Treatment: A LIFE Study

Anders M. Greve, Michael H. Olsen, Jonathan N. Bella, Mai T. Lønnebakken, Eva Gerdts, Peter M. Okin, Vittorio Palmieri, Kurt Boman, Markku S. Nieminen, Per Omvik, Björn Dahlöf, Richard B. Devereux and Kristian Wachtell.

in American Journal of Hypertension

September 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Biochemistry; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 4307 words.

Background

Pharmaceutical differences in central hemodynamics might influence cardiac response to antihypertensive treatment despite similar lowering of...

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