Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 22nd, 2003
According to recent research from the People's Republic of China, "this study investigates gene therapy with human tissue kallikrein as a treatment for fructose-induced hypertension in rats. Hypertension was induced by addition of 10% fructose to drinking water. Fructose-fed rats also had increased serum insulin and triglycerides, decreased urine osmolarity, increased urine volume and endothelin-1, and increased aortic endothelin-1, endothelin-A receptor, and angiotensin II receptor type 1 mRNA levels."
"Fructose-induced hypertensive and control rats were injected...
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