UNIT 4.9 Angiotensin II Receptor Assays

  1. Pancras C. Wong

Published Online: 1 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0471141755.ph0409s00

Current Protocols in Pharmacology

Current Protocols in Pharmacology

How to Cite

Wong, P. C. 2001. Angiotensin II Receptor Assays. Current Protocols in Pharmacology. 00:4.9:4.9.1–4.9.6.

Author Information

  1. DuPont Merck Pharmaceutical Company, Wilmington, Delaware

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
  2. Published Print: MAR 1998


This unit describes the use of an isolated rabbit thoracic aorta preparation for determining the nature, potency, and selectivity of antagonists to the agonism of angiotensin II at AT1 receptors by measuring their effects on the tension of the tissue.