Gene Implicated in Stress-Induced High Blood Pressure, University of Freiburg And Medical College of Wisconsin Study

Published: Nov 24, 2009

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ScienceDaily (Nov. 23, 2009) — Do stressful situations make your blood pressure rise? If so, your phosducin gene could be to blame according to a team of researchers, at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, that has identified a role for the protein generated by the phosducin gene in modulating blood pressure in response to stress in both mice and humans.

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