Receptor for AGEs (RAGE) blockade may exert its renoprotective effects in patients with diabetic nephropathy via induction of the angiotensin II type 2 (AT2) receptor

Karly C Sourris, A L Morley, A Koitka, P Samuel, Melinda T Coughlan, Sally A Penfold, Merlin C Thomas, A Bierhaus, P P Nawroth, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Terri J Allen, T Walther, T Hussain, Mark Cooper, Josephine M Forbes

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Control and streptozotocin diabetic mice, wildtype or deficient in the AT2 receptor (At2 knockout [KO]) or RAGE (Rage KO), were studied for 24 weeks. Adenoviral overexpression of full-length Rage in primary rat mesangial cells was also used to determine the effects on AT2 production
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2442 - 2451
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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