rennin


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Synonyms for rennin

an enzyme that occurs in gastric juice

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the rennin angiotensin aldosterone system (RAAS), plays a crucial role in the production of the aldosterone hormone, which is chiefly associated with water-electrolyte balance.
The Tekturna component targets the activity of the rennin angiotensin aldosterone system (RAAS), an important regulator of blood pressure.
In addition to this, BNP also inhibits rennin and aldosterone production, thus affecting the rennin-angiotensin system.
Rennin is an enzyme usually obtained from the stomach of a young calf in the brine solution called rennet.
1980) Plasma AVP, neurophysin, rennin activity, and aldosterone during sub-maximal exercise performed until exhaustion in trained and untrained men.
Heather could start with the grilled mushroom, spinach and cheese ragout, but then she'd most likely sue them for clogging up her arteries with an excess of rennin and lipids.
The active component in rennet is known as rennin, the actual enzyme that causes milk to coagulate.
Sodium concentrations are regulated by the rennin-angiotensin-aldosterone homeostatic response--increased rennin induces this chain reaction may result in increased blood pressure; a symptom associated with hyponatremia (Epstein & Cohen-Sivan, 2007; von Duvillard, 2004).
In one study, 15 children with autism were divided into three groups; parents of patients in Group I received counseling regarding casein free diets (casein is a white, tasteless, odorless protein precipitated from milk by rennin.
Rennin (rennet) is a coagulating enzyme obtained from a young animal's stomach, usually a calf's stomach, that is used to curdle milk in foods such as cheese.
This is because of increased rennin activity as a consequence of the obstruction of the renal arteries on account of nephrocalcinosis.
A chemical called rennin, and some kinds of bacteria, can also curdle milk.
at 414 (discussing the possibility of using genetically engineered rennin to produce kosher cheeses).
Humans are born with an enzyme called rennin in the stomach, which enables them to digest their mother's milk.