Corresponding Authors; Preface; n1: Role of ACE, ACE2 and Neprilysin in the kidney, Mark C. Chappell; n2: ACE Inhibition in Heart Failure and Ischaemic Heart Disease, D. John Campbell; n3: Proteases of the Renin-Angiotensin System in Human Acute Pancreatitis, R. Pezzilli and L. Fantini; n4: The Renin-Angiotensin System in Pancreatic Stellate Cells: Implications in the Development and Progression of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Seung-Hyun Ko, Yu-Bai Ahn, Ki-Ho Song and Kun-Ho Yoon; n5: Renin-Angiotensin System Proteases and the Cardiometabolic Syndrome: Pathopjysiological, Clinical and Therapeutic Implications, Guido Lastra, Camila Manrique and James R. Sowers; n6: The Role of the Renin-Angiotensin System in Hepatic Fibrosis, J.S. Lubel, F.J. Warner and P.W. Angus; n7: The Renin-Angiotensin System in the Breast, Gavin P. Vinson, Stewart Barker, John R. Puddefoot and Massoumeh Tahmasebi; n8: Role of Local Renin-Angiotensin System in the Carotid Body and in Diseases, Man Lung Fung and Po Sing Leung; n9: Bone Homeostasis: An Emerging Role for the Renin-Angiotensin System, C. Serina, H. Huang, K. Nguyen, L. Li, S. Hsu, M. Chen, N. Yu and M. Forwood; n10: The Renin-Angiotensin System and its Inhibitors in Human Cancers, Lucienne Juillerat-Jeanneret; n11: The Skeletal Muscle RAS in Health and Disease, David R. Woods; n12: Local Angiotensin Generation and AT2 Receptor Activation, Joep H.M. van Esch and A.H. Jan Danser; n13: ADAMs as Mediators of Angiotensin II Actions, A.M. Bourne and W. G. Thomas; nIndex
The primary aim of this book is to provide a topical and timely forum for the critical appraisal of an area of renin-angiotensin system (RAS) research that is expanding rapidly. In this respect, a collection of thirteen chapters from distinguished and world-class experts in the field has been presented on the contemporary research of the RAS and their implications in human disease. This book is an indispensable tool tailor-made for specialists, non-specialists and the novice.
A topical, timely and focused book in this field
A collection of succinct and comprehensive book chapters from experts globally
A close link between basic and clinical research on the renin-angiotensin system
An indispensable tool tailor made for specialists and non-specialists as well as novice