Toblli J, Cao G, Derosa G, Forcada P. Reduced cardiac expression of plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 and transforming growth factor beta1 in obese Zucker rats by perindopril. Heart. 2005;91:80-6 pubmed
..59 (0.13) v 1.40 (0.15) p < 0.01) compared with untreated OZR. These results suggest that perindopril reduces cardiac PAI-1 and TGFbeta1 and ameliorates cardiac fibrosis in a rat model with multiple cardiovascular risk factors. ..
Toblli J, Cao G, Casas G, Stella I, Inserra F, Angerosa M. NF-kappaB and chemokine-cytokine expression in renal tubulointerstitium in experimental hyperoxaluria. Role of the renin-angiotensin system. Urol Res. 2005;33:358-67 pubmed
..This pathway seems to be mediated not only by AT1 but also by AT2 receptors of angiotensin II. ..
Mazza O, Angerosa M, Becher E, Toblli J. Differences between Candesartan and Hydralazine in the protection of penile structures in spontaneously hypertensive rats. J Sex Med. 2006;3:604-611 pubmed publisher
..However, at present there is no substantial information concerning the functional aspect of this class of antihypertensive drugs...