Published in Cardiovascular Device Liability Week, June 12th, 2005
According to scientists in Netherlands, "We previously identified the G-protein-coupled receptor Mas, encoded by the Mas proto-oncogene, as an endogenous receptor for the heptapeptide angiotensin-(1-7); however, the receptor is also suggested to be involved in actions of angiotensin II. We therefore tested whether this could be mediated indirectly through an interaction with the angiotensin II type 1 receptor, AT1 ."
E. Kostenis and colleagues of 7TM Pharma explained, "In transfected mammalian cells, Mas was not activated by angiotensin...
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