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adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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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.

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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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High Salt Intake Delayed Angiotensin II–Induced Hypertension in Mice With a Genetic Variant of NADPH Oxidase

Mohammed Z. Haque and Dewan S.A. Majid.

in American Journal of Hypertension

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Biochemistry; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 4339 words.

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gp91PHOX, a catalytic subunit of NAD(P)H oxidase, is involved in angiotensin II (Ang II)-induced superoxide (O2 ) generation. This...

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