Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2017 / Article / Fig 5

Research Article

Antihypertensive and Antihypertrophic Effects of Acupuncture at PC6 Acupoints in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats and the Underlying Mechanisms

Figure 5

The roles of ACE, AT1R, and AT2R in the cardiac protective effects of EA on SHR. The concentration of ACE in serum (a) and heart tissue (b) measured by immunoradiometric assay. Western blotting analysis of AT1R (c) and AT2R (d) protein in left ventricular myocardium after 8 weeks of EA treatment. versus WKY; , , and versus SHR ( each group).