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Brain Peptides and Blood Pressure Control

  • D. Ganten
  • Th. Unger
  • R. E. Lang
Conference paper
Part of the Verhandlungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Innere Medizin book series (VDGINNERE, volume 93)

Abstract

Immunohistochemical and biochemical investigations have revealed numerous peptides within the brain. From such studies evidence supporting a role in blood pressure regulation for centrally located angiotensin, opioid peptides, substance P, neuropeptide Y, vasopressin, atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP), kinins, corticotropin releasing factor and other peptides, such as bombesin and somatostatin, has been obtained.

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© J. F. Bergmann Verlag, München 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Ganten
    • 1
  • Th. Unger
    • 1
  • R. E. Lang
    • 1
  1. 1.German Institute for High Blood Pressure Research and Department of PharmacologyUniversity of HeidelbergDeutschland

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