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Related to angiotensin: angiotensin II, Angiotensin receptor, Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
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Synonyms for angiotensin

any of several vasoconstrictor substances (trade name Hypertensin) that cause narrowing of blood vessels

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Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor-related angioedema: Onset, presentation, and management.
In contrast to the specific function and location of the renin enzyme, angiotensin I converting enzyme (ACE) is a diversely expressed dicarboxypeptidase that interacts with a wide array of substrates.
Treatment with medications that block angiotensin are known to slow loss of kidney function in those with diabetes and proteinuria.
Cell surface localization of proteolysis of human endothelial angiotensin I-converting enzyme.
Professor Steinman's talk, "New Targets for Old Arrows: Potential for Angiotensin Blockade in Multiple Sclerosis", was presented at the Gordon Conference Angiotensin: Emerging and Evolving Paradigms In the Renin-Angiotensin Systemin Ventura, CA on March 1, 2012.
Distribution of plasma angiotensin I-converting enzyme levels in healthy men: relationship to environmental and hormonal parameters.
These drugs, which block the conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II, are toxic to the kidneys and cause fetal hydramnios, hypotension, and skull defects.
cells were isolated from young healthy volunteers blood samples and cultured on fibronectin-coated plates with angiotensin (1.
Correction page 245-250/Duzeltme sayfa 245-250: The effects of chronic usage of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers on contrast-induced nephropathy in low-risk patients Nezihi Baris, Ebru Ozpelit, Nazile Bilgin Dogan, Hande Kangul, Sefa Gul, Bahri Akdeniz, Sema Guneri
In addition to measuring BW, circulating glucose level, and BP, the following procedures were also carried out: insulin challenge (insulin sensitivity), losartan challenge (renin-angiotensin system activity), Nw-nitro-L arginine-methyl ester hydrochloride (LNAME) challenge (nitric oxide [NO] system activity), and evaluation of serum angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) activity.
In a handful of young blacks identified as sodium retainers through a complex research protocol, Harshfield has shown that the dangerous sodium load can be lifted with angiotensin receptor blockers, a common blood pressure treatment.
An angiotensin receptor blocker, which prevents the hormone angiotensin from raising blood pressure, increased blood flow during exercise.
A recent study by researchers at the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research reveals the dangerous relationship between oxidative stress and angiotensin, a hormone that boosts blood pressure often to dangerous levels.
Renin angiotensin system and cardiovascular disease.