Angiotensin Pressor Inhibition by Aldosterone in the Rabbit

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Science  23 Aug 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3582, pp. 725-726
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3582.725


Rabbits pretreated with aldosterone exhibited lessened response to the pressor agent angiotensin. This observation may help to explain the absence of hypertension in certain instances in which both the formation of angiotensin and the secretion of aldosterone are above normal.