General Information:

Id: 2,018 (click here to show other Interactions for entry)
Diseases: Diabetes mellitus, type II - [OMIM]
Insulin resistance
Rattus norvegicus
Reference: Juan CC et al.(2005) Angiotensin II enhances insulin sensitivity in vitro and in vivo. Endocrinology 146: 2246-2254 [PMID: 15705782]

Interaction Information:

Comment AII had no effect on basal glucose uptake, but significantly potentiated insulin-stimulated glucose uptake; this effect was abolished by the AT1 antagonist, losartan.
Formal Description
Interaction-ID: 15989


Angiotensin II

increases_activity of


glucose import

in adipose tissue; if insulin-stimulated, via AGTR1