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The Protective Arm of the Renin Angiotensin System (RAS): Functional Aspects and Therapeutic Implications

The Protective Arm of the Renin Angiotensin System (RAS): Functional Aspects and Therapeutic Implications (Paperback)

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The Protective Arm of the Renin Angiotensin System: Functional Aspects and Therapeutic Implications is the first comprehensive publication to signal the protective role of a distinct part of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS), providing readers with early insight into a complex system which will become of major medical importance in the near future. Focusing on recent research, The Protective Arm of the Renin Angiotensin System presents a host of new experimental studies on specific components of the RAS, namely angiotensin AT2 receptors (AT2R), the angiotensin (1-7) peptide with its receptor Mas, and the enzyme ACE 2, which exert significant beneficial, health-promoting actions by counterbalancing the well-known harmful arm of the RAS with its classical angiotensin AT1 receptor. This innovative concept of the protective arm of the RAS, examined in this reference, represents an indispensable background and will be a strong support for biomedical students, researchers, cardiologists, surgeons, nephrologists, diabetologists, and endocrinologists, as well as any other physician or researcher concerned with RAS physiology, pathophysiology and clinical implications.

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineEndocrinologyMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesMedical & VeterinaryPre-clinical medicine: basic sciencesPhysiology Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc Publication Date: 23/04/2015 ISBN-13: 9780128013649  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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