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June 2006 - Volume 24 - Issue 6
pp: 983-1217

Blood pressure measurement

Sympathoadrenal mechanisms

Genetic aspects

Functional variants of the angiotensinogen gene determine antihypertensive responses to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in subjects of African origin

Woodiwiss, Angela J; Nkeh, Benedicta; Samani, Nilesh J; More

Journal of Hypertension. 24(6):1057-1064, June 2006.


Blood vessels

Inflammation and oxidative stress

Synergistic effect of mechanical stretch and angiotensin II on superoxide production via NADPH oxidase in vascular smooth muscle cells

Hitomi, Hirofumi; Fukui, Toshiki; Moriwaki, Kumiko; More

Journal of Hypertension. 24(6):1089-1095, June 2006.

Contribution of reactive oxygen species to the pathogenesis of left ventricular failure in Dahl salt-sensitive hypertensive rats: effects of angiotensin II blockade

Guo, Peng; Nishiyama, Akira; Rahman, Matlubur; More

Journal of Hypertension. 24(6):1097-1104, June 2006.

Pathophysiological aspects

Reduced expression of regulator of G-protein signaling 2 (RGS2) in hypertensive patients increases calcium mobilization and ERK1/2 phosphorylation induced by angiotensin II

Semplicini, Andrea; Lenzini, Livia; Sartori, Michelangelo; More

Journal of Hypertension. 24(6):1115-1124, June 2006.


Metabolic aspects