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The angiotensin type 2 receptor (AT2R) plays a crucial role in the regulation of blood pressure and atherogenesis. The AT2R gene is located on chromosome X and the biological effect of polymorphism A1675G in this gene still needs to be further specified. This is a review of all the studies examining the role of A1675G in arterial hypertension and cardiac disease. © Athens Medical Society.


Journal article


Archives of Hellenic Medicine

Publication Date





219 - 223


Angiotensin, Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, Inflammation