From molecular biology to clinical applications of selectivereceptor blockade, the present volume compiles the latest advances ofthisemerging field. Of particular importance is the attention giventothe newly discovered AT2 receptors, and the physiology andpathophysiology of angiotensin receptor subtypes. The book willprovide clinicians treating cardiovascular disease and hypertensionwith a clearer understanding of this therapeutically important andcomplicated hormone.