Published in Diabetes Week, April 7th, 2008
"Here, we investigated whether activation of the intrarenal RAS contributes to apoptosis of RPTC in diabetes. Induction of diabetes with streptozotocin in these transgenic mice led to significant increases in BP, albuminuria, RPTC apoptosis, and proapoptotic gene expression compared with diabetic nontransgenic littermates. Insulin and/or RAS...
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