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Title: Use of des-Aspartate-angiotensin I as an agent for the treatment and prevention of glomerulosclerosis and renal failure
Authors: SIM, MENG KWOON 
TAN, CHORH CHUAN 
Issue Date: 8-May-2003
Source: SIM, MENG KWOON,TAN, CHORH CHUAN (2003-05-08). Use of des-Aspartate-angiotensin I as an agent for the treatment and prevention of glomerulosclerosis and renal failure. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The present invention relates generally to a method for the treatment and/or prophylaxis of renal-related disorders. More particularly, the present invention contemplates a method for the treatment and/or prophylaxis of glomerulosclerosis and/or end stage renal failure and/or related conditions. The method of the present invention is preferably practised by the administration of a derivative of angiotensin I. Generally, but not exclusively, the angiotensin I derivative exhibits anti-angiotensin II properties. In a preferred embodiment, the angiotensin I is des-Aspartate-angiotensin I or a derivative, homologue or analogue thereof. The present invention further contemplates compositions for use in the treatment and/or prophylaxis of renal-related disorders such as but not limited to glomerulosclerosis and/or end stage renal failure.
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/34911
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