Table 4

Tissue distribution of the AT2 receptor and ontogenic change

TissuesFetusNewborn3 wk8 wkReference
Adrenal
 Cortex++++ Shanmugam et al., 1995
 Medulla+++ Feuillan et al., 1993
Ovary
 Follicular granulosa+++ Pucell et al., 1991
Kidney
 Cortex++++ Shanmugam et al., 1995
 Medulla (outer strip)+++ Shanmugam et al., 1995; Kakuchi et al., 1995
 Heart± Shanmugam et al., 1995
Uterus
 Myometrium+
 Blood vessels
Heart± Shanmugam et al., 1995
Aorta++ Feuillan et al., 1997; Shanmugam et al., 1995
Pancreas+ Chappell et al., 1992
Trachea+ Shanmugam et al., 1995
Stomach+ Shanmugam et al., 1995
Mesenchyme+
Skin+++± Grady et al., 1991; Shanmugam et al., 1995; Feuillan et al., 1993
Tongue+++± Grady et al., 1991; Feuillan et al., 1993
Skeletal muscle+ Feuillan et al., 1993