Hypertension in connexin40-null mice: A renin disorder

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Abstract

Studies described in this issue indicate that the gap junction protein connexin40 (Cx40) appears to play an unexpected role in blood pressure regulation. In mice lacking this gap junction protein, renin secretion is high and not regulated by arteriolar pressure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)781-782
Number of pages2
JournalKidney International
Volume72
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2007

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  • Nephrology

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