The Effects of Irisin on N omega-Nitro-L-arginine Methyl Ester Hydrochloride-Induced Hypertension in Rats

Aydogdu N. , Yavuz O. Y. , Tastekin E., Tayfur P., Kaya O., Kandemir N.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.36, no.6, pp.337-346, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier


Background: The cause of about 95% of hypertension, an important public health problem, is unknown. Intensive studies are underway to understand the physiopathology of hypertension. Irisin, a newly discovered hormone, has been reported to dilate vascular smooth muscle and lower blood pressure acutely.