Saralasin is a competitive inhibitor of angiotensin II. It is an angiotensin II analogue, containing sarcosine-1 and alanine-8, hence the name (sarcosine, alanine, angiotensin).

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  • Olsson M, Annerbrink K, Hedner J, Eriksson E (2004). "Intracerebroventricular administration of the angiotensin II receptor antagonist saralasin reduces respiratory rate and tidal volume variability in freely moving Wistar rats.". Psychoneuroendocrinology 29 (1): 107–12.
  • Ip S, Tsang S, Wong T, Che C, Leung P (2003). "Saralasin, a nonspecific angiotensin II receptor antagonist, attenuates oxidative stress and tissue injury in cerulein-induced acute pancreatitis.". Pancreas 26 (3): 224–9.
  • Tsang S, Ip S, Wong T, Che C, Leung P (2003). "Differential effects of saralasin and ramiprilat, the inhibitors of renin-angiotensin system, on cerulein-induced acute pancreatitis.". Regul Pept 111 (1-3): 47–53.

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