Molecular Genetics of Hypertension is one of the first books to consolidate the current knowledge of this expanding research area. The book considers the study and applications of molecular genetic approaches to this important disease, providing a comprehMolecular Genetics of Hypertension is one of the first books to consolidate the current knowledge of this expanding research area.
Table of Contents
1. Hypertension as a Complex Trait Amenable to Genetic Analysis: Basic Strategies and Integrative Approaches. 2. Improved Strategies for the Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci in the Rat Model. 3. Genetic and Cogenic Mapping of Loci for Blood Pressure and Blood Pressure-related phenotypes in the Rat. 4. Molecular Genetics of Steroid Biosynthesis in Dahl Salt-Sensitive and Salt-resistant Rats: Linkage to the Control of Blood Pressure. 5. Transgenic Rats and Hypertension. 6. Mutating Genes to Study Hypertension. 7. Monogenic Forms of Mineralocoticoid Hypertension. 8. Teh Amiloride-sensitive Epithelial Na+ Channel: Structure and Function of a Key Molecule for Salt Homeostasis. 9. The Study of Candidate Genes in Hypertension Using Tools of Molecular Biology and Genetic Epidemiology. 10. Angiotensinogen and Hypertension. 11. Pharmacogenomics in Arterial Hypertension. 12. Molecular Genetics of Hypertension: Future Directions and Impact on Clinical Management.