Selected References

Ocaranza MP, Moya J, Barrientos V, Alzamora R, Hevia D, Morales C, Pinto M, Escudero N, García L, Novoa U, Ayala P, Díaz-Araya G, Godoy I, Chiong M, Lavandero S, Jalil JE, Michea L. Angiotensin-(1-9) reverses experimental hypertension and cardiovascular damage by inhibition of the angiotensin converting enzyme/Ang II axis. Journal of Hypertension 2014;32(4):771-783.

Amador CA, Barrientos V, Peña J, Herrada AA, González M, Valdés S, Carrasco L, Alzamora R, Figueroa F, Kalergis AM, Michea L. Spironolactone decreases DOCA-salt-induced organ damage by blocking the activation of T helper 17 and the downregulation of regulatory T lymphocytes. Hypertension 2014;63(4):797-803.

Mericq V, Salas P, Pinto V, Cano F, Reyes L, Brown K, Gonzalez M, Michea L, Delgado I, Delucchi A. Steroid Withdrawal in Pediatric Kidney Transplant Allows Better Growth, Lipids and Body Composition: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Horm Res Paediatr. 2013;79(2):88-96.

Pérez FR, Venegas F, González M, Andrés S, Vallejos C, Riquelme G, Sierralta J and Michea L. Endothelial Epithelial Sodium Channel Inhibition Activates Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase via Phosphoinositide 3-Kinase/Akt in Small-Diameter Mesenteric Arteries. Hypertension 2009; 53:1000-1007.

Michea L, Villagrán A, Urzúa A, Kuntsmann S, Venegas P, Carrasco L, Gonzalez M, Marusic, ET. Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonism attenuates cardiac hypertrophy and prevents oxidative stress in uremic rats. Hypertension 2008; 52: 295-300.

Cai Q, Dmitrieva NI, Ferraris JD, Michea L, Salvador J, Hollander CM, Fornace Jr AJ, Fenton R, Burg M. Effects of expression of p53 and Gadd45 on osmotic tolerance of renal inner medullary cells. American Journal of Physiology Renal Physiol. 2006;291(2):F341-F349.

Gonzalez M, Lobos L, Castillo F, Galleguillos L, Lopez N, Michea L. High-salt diet inhibits expression of angiotensin type 2 receptor in resistance arteries. Hypertension 2005; 45: 853-859.

Michea L, Delpiano AM, Hitschfeld C, Lobos L, Lavandero S, Marusic ET.. Eplerenone blocks nongenomic effects of aldosterone on the Na+/H+exchanger, intracellular Ca2+ levels, and vasoconstriction in mesenteric resistance vessels. Endocrinology. 2005; 146: 973-80.

Michea L, Vukusich A, González M, Zehnder C, Marusic ET. Effect of spironolactone on K+ homeostasis and ENaC expression in lymphocytes from chronic hemodialysis patients. Kidney Int. 2004, 66(4): 1647-53.

Palacios J, Marusic ET, Lopez NC, Gonzalez M, Michea L. Estradiol-induced expression of N+-K+-ATPase catalytic isoforms in rat arteries: gender differences in activity mediated by nitric oxide donors. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004;286(5):H1793-800.

Brooks HL, Ageloff S, Kwon TH, Brandt W, Terris JM, Seth A, Michea L, Nielsen S, Fenton R, Knepper MA. cDNA array identification of genes regulated in rat renal medulla in response to vasopressin infusion. American Journal of Physiology 2003; 284: F218-28.

Mitochondrial dysfunction is an early event in high-NaCl-induced apoptosis of mIMCD3 cells. Michea L, Comb C, Andrews P, Dmitrieva N, Burg MB. American Journal of Physiology 282: F981 – F990, 2002.

Cell cycle delay and apoptosis are induced by high salt and urea in renal medullary cells. Michea L, Ferguson DR, Peters EM, Andrews PM, Kirby MR, Burg MB. American Journal of Physiology 278: F209 – F218, 2000.