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Up-Regulation of Renin-Angiotensin System in Diabetes and Hypertension: Implications on the Development of Diabetic Nephropathy

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Dulce Elena Casarini, Danielle Yuri Arita, Tatiana Sousa Cunha, Fernanda Aparecida Ronchi, Danielle Sanches Aragão, Rodolfo Mattar Rosa, Nadia Sousa Cunha Bertoncello and Fernanda Klein Marcondes

Submitted: May 26th, 2011 Reviewed: November 9th, 2011 Published: April 20th, 2012

DOI: 10.5772/36852

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Written By

Dulce Elena Casarini, Danielle Yuri Arita, Tatiana Sousa Cunha, Fernanda Aparecida Ronchi, Danielle Sanches Aragão, Rodolfo Mattar Rosa, Nadia Sousa Cunha Bertoncello and Fernanda Klein Marcondes

Submitted: May 26th, 2011 Reviewed: November 9th, 2011 Published: April 20th, 2012