2009

The Local Cardiac Renin-Angiotensin Aldosterone System

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-0527-7 (Print) 978-1-4419-0528-4 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-6

    Are Local Renin–Angiotensin Systems the Focal Points for Understanding Salt Sensitivity in Hypertension?

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    Pages 7-17

    Newer Insights into the Biochemical Physiology of the Renin–Angiotensin System: Role of Angiotensin-(1-7), Angiotensin Converting Enzyme 2, and Angiotensin-(1-12)

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    Pages 19-28

    Renin, Prorenin, and the (Pro)renin Receptor

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    Pages 29-41

    Intracellular Accumulation and Nuclear Trafficking of Angiotensin II and the Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor

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    Pages 43-49

    Pathophysiologic Implications of Cell Swelling in the Failing Heart: Influence of Intracrine and Extracellular Renin–Angiotensin Systems

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    Pages 51-66

    Exploiting Rat Genetics to Investigate Hypertensive End-Organ Damage

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    Pages 67-73

    Alternative Renin Transcripts and Functions of Cytoplasmatic Renin

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    Pages 75-89

    Novel Aspects of the Cardiac Renin–Angiotensin System

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    Pages 91-100

    Intracrine Function from Angiotensin to Stem Cells

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    Pages 101-106

    Renin Cell Identity and Homeostasis

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    Pages 107-120

    Role of Renal Aminopeptidases and Angiotensin Type-2 (AT2) Receptors in Sodium Excretion and Hypertension

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    Pages 121-131

    Intrarenal Angiotensin II Augmentation in Hypertension

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    Pages 133-141

    Collecting Duct Renin: A Critical Linkin Angiotensin II-Dependent Hypertension

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    Pages 143-150

    Renin–Angiotensin–Aldosterone System and Cardiomyocyte Apoptosis in Hypertensive Heart Disease

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    Pages 151-163

    Upregulation of Angiotensin II Type 2 Receptor (agtr2) Attenuates Atherosclerotic Lesion Formation and Enhances Apoptosis in the LDL Receptor Knockout Mice Fed High Cholesterol Diet

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 165-173

    Salt and Heart: RAAS Involvement

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    Pages 175-180

    Cardiac Effects of Aldosterone, the Bad, but Is There Also a Good?

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 181-184