HSP-70-induced immune reactivity causes hypertension


February's issue of AJP-Renal brings us a very interesting article by Dr. Bernardo Rodriquez-Iturbe and his group on heat shock protein 70.  Join associate editor Jeffery Garvin and Dr. Rodriquez-Iturbe as they discuss it's affects on immune response.

Héctor Pons, Atilio Ferrebuz, Yasmir Quiroz, Freddy Romero-Vasquez, Gustavo Parra, Richard J. Johnson, and Bernardo Rodriguez-Iturbe. Immune reactivity to heat shock protein 70 expressed in the kidney is cause of salt-sensitive hypertension. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol February 1, 2013 304:F289-F299; published ahead of print October 24, 2012, doi:10.1152/ajprenal.00517.2012