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Cardiac sympathetic neural signalling in hypertension

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The work presented in this thesis examines the role of cardiac sympathetic signalling in the development and maintenance of hypertension in the spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR); and the role the norepinephrine re-uptake transporter (NET) plays in the sympathetic phenotype during hypertension.

Chapter One: reviews (i) cardiac impairment observed in hypertension, (ii) the mechanisms underlying sympathetic neurotransmission and signal termination, (iii) the structure, functi...

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Pharmacology
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2015-10-12

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