Angiotensin pp 201-210 | Cite as

Measurement of Renin and of Angiotensin (Extraction and Bioassay)

  • R. Boucher
  • J. Genest
Part of the Handbuch der experimentellen Pharmakologie / Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 37)


Anyone entering the field of the renin-angiotensin system will be faced with a choice of many techniques for the determination of the different components of the system. These are so numerous that it is impossible for one group of investigators to have had direct experience of all the methods. To sort the useful from the less useful or poor ones, could be difficult indeed. However, it is the intention of the authors first to discuss the procedures for measurement of angiotensin and to describe here in some detail some useful techniques for measurement of renin activity or renin concentration. Angiotensin I-converting enzyme, angiotensinases radioimmunoassays are discussed in another chapter.


Human Plasma Plasma Renin Activity Plasma Renin Renin Activity Primary Aldosteronism 
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