19 January 2016
Vol 9, Issue 411

About The Cover

Cover image expansion

Online Cover This week features a Research Article that describes how aging changes the response of blood vessels to angiotensin II, thereby contributing to hypertension. The image shows a cross section of the descending aorta in a mouse that received angiotensin II. [Image: Akiyuki Nishimura/Division of Cardiocirculatory Signaling, Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience (National Institute for Physiological Sciences), National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Japan]