Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology

, Volume 19, Issue 5, pp 553–573

Angiotensin and Cerebral Blood Flow

  • Juan M. Saavedra
  • Yasuaki Nishimura


1.General properties of the cerebral circulation.

2.Cerebral blood flow autoregulation in hypertension, in stroke, and during the aging process.

3.The Angiotensin system.

4.Angiotensin receptor subtypes.

5.Angiotensin receptors and actions of Angiotensin II in the brain: interactions between the brain and circulating Angiotensin II.

6.The cerebrovascular Angiotensin system.

7.Effects of Angiotensin II on cerebrovascular reactivity.

8.Angiotensin and cerebrovascular flow.

9.Effects of therapeutic modulation of the Angiotensin II system on cerebrovascular regulation in health and disease.


renin angiotensin system cerebral blood flow autoregulation stroke brain ischemia 


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  • Juan M. Saavedra
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  • Yasuaki Nishimura
    • 1
  1. 1.Section on PharmacologyNational Institute of Mental HealthBethesda

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