These results demonstrate that prorenin is a chemotactic factor for human aortic SMCs expressing PRR. This effect is elicited through reorganization of the cytoskeleton and focal adhesion, activation of RhoA and Rac1, and calpain-mediated cleavage of pp125(FAK).
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