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Bradykinin (BK) is a vasorelaxant, algesic and inflammatory agent. Angiotensin II (AngII) is known to control vascular tone and promote growth, inflammation and artherogenesis. There is evidence for cross talking between BK and AngII receptors. Therefore, the effect of lack of kinin receptors was...
Neuropeptide Y (NPY) is a universally expressed neuropeptide involved in the regulation of several physiological functions. The rather common leucine7 to proline7 (L7P) polymorphism in the signal peptide of preproNPY is a functional substitution, which changes the processing and release of NPY in...