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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

( 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 ). Cardiac hypertrophy, driven by TH, is triggered by both direct action on cardiac cells and indirect mechanisms through interaction with other endocrine systems, such as the sympathetic nervous system (SNS) and the renin-angiotensin

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Janaína Felix Braga, Daniela Ravizzoni Dartora, Natalia Alenina, Michael Bader and Robson Augusto Souza Santos

Introduction Besides its role in the regulation of blood pressure and the cardiovascular system, the renin–angiotensin system (RAS) plays an important role in the control of glucose and lipid metabolism ( 1 ). Moreover, it is a determinant in

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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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Takuhiro Sonoyama, Masakatsu Sone, Naohisa Tamura, Kyoko Honda, Daisuke Taura, Katsutoshi Kojima, Yorihide Fukuda, Naotetsu Kanamoto, Masako Miura, Akihiro Yasoda, Hiroshi Arai, Hiroshi Itoh and Kazuwa Nakao

is secreted from bilateral adrenal hyperplasia of the zona glomerulosa (1) . Although there are other rarer subtypes of PA, APA and IHA comprise more than 95% of all PA cases. Aldosterone secretion in IHA cases is regulated by the renin–angiotensin

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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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Efstratios Kardalas, Stavroula A Paschou, Panagiotis Anagnostis, Giovanna Muscogiuri, Gerasimos Siasos and Andromachi Vryonidou

). Emergency Medicine Practice 2016 2 18 . 2 Elliott TL Electrolytes: Potassium Disorders. FP Essentials 2017 459 21 – 28 . 28806047 3 Weir MR Rolfe M. Potassium homeostasis and renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors. Clinical

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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