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A 22-year-old male asked:

If someone was to have low angiotensin ii and low aldosterone would you expect to see a lower renin also?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
Renin levels: If one has a low aldosterone and angiotensin ii, one would expect a high renin level. Renin leads to angiotensin i and ii synthesis. If those levels are low and the person is ambulatory, the person's renin would be expected to be high. For a diagram of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system go to this link; http://www.Google.Com/search?Hl=en;site=imghp;tbm=isch;source=hp;biw=2556;bih=1234;q=renin+angiotensin+system;oq=+angiotensin+sy;gs_l=img.1.1.0j0i5l9.576.4679.0.9029.
Last updated Feb 12, 2014


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