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    • Angiotensin-(1-9) prevents vascular remodeling by decreasing vascular smooth muscle cell dedifferentiation through a FoxO1-dependent mechanism 

      Norambuena Soto, Ignacio; Ocaranza, María Paz; Cancino Arenas, Nicole; Sanhueza Olivares, Fernanda; Villar Fincheira, Paulina; Leiva Navarrete, Sebastián; Mancilla Medina, Cristian; Moya, Jacqueline; Novoa, Ulises; Jalil, Jorge E.; Castro, Pablo F.; Lavandero González, Sergio; Chiong Lay, Mario (Pergamon-Elsevier Science, 2020)
      The renin-angiotensin system, one of the main regulators of vascular function, controls vasoconstriction, inflammation and vascular remodeling. Antagonistic actions of the counter-regulatory renin-angiotensin system, which ...
    • Rho kinase cascade activation in circulating leukocytes in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 

      Ocaranza, María Paz; Valderas, Patricio; Moya, Jackeline; Gabrielli, Luigi; Godoy, Iván; Córdava, Samuel; Mac Nab, Paul; García Nannig, Lorena; Farías, Luis; Jalil, Jorge E. (BMC, 2020)
      BackgroundThe intracellular ROCK signaling pathway is an important modulator of blood pressure and of cardiovascular and renal remodeling when Rho-kinase activity is increased. Besides, in preclinical models of diabetes, ...