Chapter 4. Kinins

  1. Prof. Dr. Michael Bader
  1. Suzana Macedo de Oliveira1,
  2. Kely de Picoli Souza1,
  3. Michael Bader3 and
  4. João Bosco Pesquero2

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626236.ch4

Cardiovascular Hormone Systems: From Molecular Mechanisms to Novel Therapeutics

Cardiovascular Hormone Systems: From Molecular Mechanisms to Novel Therapeutics

How to Cite

Macedo de Oliveira, S., de Picoli Souza, K., Bader, M. and Pesquero, J. B. (2008) Kinins, in Cardiovascular Hormone Systems: From Molecular Mechanisms to Novel Therapeutics (ed M. Bader), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626236.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Robert-Rössle-Strasse 10, 13092 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Departamento de Biofísica, Rua Botucatu 862, 7°, Andar, Vila Clementino, 04023-062 São Paulo, Brazil

  2. 2

    Federal University of São Paulo, Department of Biophysics, Rua Botucatu 862, 7°, andar, Vila Clementino, 04023-062 São Paulo, Brazil

  3. 3

    Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Robert-Rössle-Strasse 10, 13092 Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319206

Online ISBN: 9783527626236

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Keywords:

  • kallikrein;
  • kinin;
  • kininogen;
  • bradykinin;
  • cardiovascular effect;
  • renal effect

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Kininogens: Precursors of Kinins

  • Kinin-Forming Systems

  • Kininases

  • Kinin Receptors

  • Physiological and Pathological Cardiovascular Roles of Kinins

  • Kinins in Blood Pressure Control and Hypertension

  • Kinins in the Heart

  • Renal Effects of Kinins

  • References