Table 1.

Effects of AngII on glycosaminoglycan subtype synthesis in vascular smooth muscle cellsa

nIncorporation (cpm/μg protein)
AngII (−)AngII (+)
3H-glucosamine35S-sulfate3H-glucosamine35S-sulfate
a Results are mean ± SEM.
b P < 0.05.
c P < 0.01 versus AngII (−).
Chondroitinase ABC-sensitive incorporation670 ± 7190 ± 8241 ± 8c393 ± 29c
Chondroitinase AC-sensitive incorporation664 ± 5131 ± 12174 ± 24c288 ± 10c
Heparitinase-sensitive incorporation614 ± 495 ± 1055 ± 22b198 ± 24c