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Sarah J Delforce, Eugenie R Lumbers, Celine Corbisier de Meaultsart, Yu Wang, Anthony Proietto, Geoffrey Otton, Jim Scurry, Nicole M Verrills, Rodney J Scott and Kirsty G Pringle

, expresses all of the components of the renin–angiotensin system (RAS) ( 4 , 5 ), including the prorenin receptor, which is also expressed in the endometrium during pregnancy ( 6 ). As this system is responsible for stimulating angiogenesis, cell

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Kirsty G Pringle, Sarah J Delforce, Yu Wang, Katie A Ashton, Anthony Proietto, Geoffrey Otton, C Caroline Blackwell, Rodney J Scott and Eugenie R Lumbers

.wcrf.org/int/cancer-facts-figures/data-specific-cancers/endometrial-cancer-cancer-lining-womb-statistics ), accessed on 30 January 2013), and potential risk factors for this disease include obesity, hypertension, diabetes and hyperoestrogenism, all of which are linked to activation of the renin–angiotensin system (RAS) ( 1 , 2 ). The RAS is an important

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Wioletta Pijacka, Morag G Hunter, Fiona Broughton Pipkin and Martin R Luck

Introduction The renin–angiotensin system (RAS) is mainly associated with the regulation of blood pressure and ion homeostasis. The classically described circulating RAS comprises angiotensinogen (AGT) produced in the liver, renin (REN) produced by

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M L M Barreto-Chaves, N Senger, M R Fevereiro, A C Parletta and A P C Takano

-008-9125-7 ) 9 Barreto-Chaves ML Carrillo-Sepúlveda MA Carneiro-Ramos MS Gomes DA Diniz GP . The crosstalk between thyroid hormones and the renin-angiotensin system . Vascular Pharmacology 2010 52 166 – 170 . ( https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vph.2009

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Peter L Kristensen, Ulrik Pedersen-Bjergaard, Rikke Due-Andersen, Thomas Høi-Hansen, Lise Grimmeshave, Valeriya Lyssenko, Leif Groop, Jens J Holst, Allan A Vaag and Birger Thorsteinsson

Committee on Biomedical Research Ethics. Results regarding the association between renin–angiotensin system components and risk of severe hypoglycaemia have been published elsewhere ( 30 , 14 ). Table 1 Patient characteristics in the total cohort and

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Frans H H Leenen, Mordecai P Blaustein and John M Hamlyn

.2002)  12 Fournie-Zaluski MC Fassot C Valentin B Djordjijevic D Goazig A Corvol P Roques BP Llorens-Cortes C Baulieu EE. Brain renin-angiotensin system blockade by systemically active aminopeptidase A inhibitors: a

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Søs Dragsbæk Larsen, Christine Dalgård, Mathilde Egelund Christensen, Sine Lykkedegn, Louise Bjørkholt Andersen, Marianne Andersen, Dorte Glintborg and Henrik Thybo Christesen

proliferation and potentially regulate the renin–angiotensin system (RAS) ( 5 , 6 , 7 ). An inverse relationship between BP and vitamin D levels in both children and adults is observed in some, but not all, studies ( 5 , 8 , 9 ). Hypovitaminosis D during

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Federica Saponaro, Alessandro Saba, Sabina Frascarelli, Concetta Prontera, Aldo Clerico, Marco Scalese, Maria Rita Sessa, Filomena Cetani, Simona Borsari, Elena Pardi, Antonella Marvelli, Claudio Marcocci, Claudio Passino and Riccardo Zucchi

mechanisms (downregulation of the renin–angiotensin system, enhancement of insulin secretion and sensitivity, protection against angiogenesis and modulation of inflammatory processes) and low levels of VitD are associated with worse prognosis ( 7 , 8 , 9

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Lukas Engler, Christian Adolf, Daniel A Heinrich, Anna-Katharine Brem, Anna Riester, Anna Franke, Felix Beuschlein, Martin Reincke, Axel Steiger and Heike Künzel

, 22 ) and the association between early-stage Alzheimer’s disease and plasma renin-angiotensin-system aminopeptidase activities could be gender specific ( 48 ). We found significant correlations between aldosterone and GZ in females and plasma renin

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Lang Qin, Xiaoming Zhu, Xiaoxia Liu, Meifang Zeng, Ran Tao, Yan Zhuang, Yiting Zhou, Zhaoyun Zhang, Yehong Yang, Yiming Li, Yongfei Wang and Hongying Ye

places patients at an increased risk for cardiovascular morbidity. Glucocorticoids cause hypertension through several mechanisms ( 3 ): mineralocorticoid activity of cortisol; activation of the renin–angiotensin system (RAS); enhancement of