These data suggest that increased superoxide anions mediate vasoconstrictor responses to Ang II, but not to other agonists, in an endothelium-dependent manner, by quenching vasodilatory mediator, nitric oxide. This may account for the exaggerated vasoconstrictor responses to Ang II in SHRs.
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