Published in Blood Weekly, June 11th, 2009
"However, the protective effects and mechanisms of losartan remain incompletely known. This study evaluates the effects of losartan on ALI/ARDS and further investigates the possible mechanisms of these protective effects. Mice received i.p. injections of the AT1 inhibitor losartan (15 mg/kg), or control vehicle, half hour after cecal ligation and puncture (CLP). Plasma TNF-alpha, IL-1 beta, and IL-6 cytokines were...
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