Title: Effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition on Na+/H(+)-exchange and Ca(2+)-efflux in human erythrocytes
Authors: Lijnen, Paul ×
Arabidze, C G
Petrov, Victor #
Issue Date: Mar-1997
Series Title: Methods and findings in experimental and clinical pharmacology vol:19 issue:2 pages:125-8
Abstract: The effect of the angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, captopril, on Na+/H(+)-exchange activity and on Ca(2+)-ATPase mediated Ca(2+)-efflux was investigated in red blood cell membranes of patients with essential hypertension. The erythrocyte Na+/H(+)-exchange rate was measured as the difference in H(+)-efflux rate when measured in the presence or absence of Na+. The erythrocyte Ca(2+)-transport mediated by Ca(2+)-ATPase was assayed as the erythrocyte Ca(2+)-efflux rate. Our data show that captopril, in vitro and in vivo, inhibits the Ca(2+)-ATPase mediated Ca(2+)-efflux rate in human erythrocytes, while in vivo it stimulates the erythrocytes Na+/H(+)-exchange rate.
ISSN: 0379-0355
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Hypertension and Cardiovascular Epidemiology
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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