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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 inhibitors are not associated with respiratory complications or mortality after noncardiac surgery.
Li, Effect of combined ultrasonic and alkali pretreatment on enzymatic preparation of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory peptides from native collagenous materials, Ultrason.
Compared with the use of angiotensin receptor blockers, ACEI use was correlated with an increased risk for lung cancer (incidence rate, 1.6 versus 1.2 per 1,000 person-years; hazard ratio, 1.14).
"Associations were evident after five years of use and increased with longer durations of use, particularly in patients who used angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors for more than 10 years."
* XW033H4 Introduction of Synthetic Human Angiotensin II into Peripheral Vein, Percutaneous Approach, New Technology Group 4
Keywords: Renin angiotensin aldosterone disorders, Primary hyperaldosteronism, Essential hypertension.
Angiotensin- converting enzyme insertion/deletion (ACE I/D) and angiotensin II type 1 receptor (AT1R) gene polymorphism and its association with preeclampsia in Chinese women.
The aims of this study were (a) to investigate the impact of contemporary RAS blockade on angiotensin metabolite concentrations; (b) to correlate ARC with angiotensin levels and disease severity; and (c) to assess the feasibility of ARC screening in HFrEF patients receiving optimal medical treatment (OMT) for the identification of heart failure phenotypes with low and high RAS activation, possibly unveiling further therapeutic need.
Angiotensin I- and II- and norepinephrine-mediated pressor responses in an ancient Holostean fish, the bowfin (Amia calva).
Caption: Figure 1: Effect of chronic angiotensin II infusion on IL-22/IL-22R1 protein levels.
In cultured primary cardiomyocytes, PPAR-[alpha] activation inhibited angiotensin II-induced cardiac hypertrophy and decreased ADAM17 protein and mRNA levels.
A previous study in adult rats also revealed that myocyte stretching that mimics volume overload can induce angiotensin II synthesis and myocyte apoptosis, which could then be abolished by angiotensin II type I receptor blocker [6].
In nonpregnant women, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor antagonists are popular first-line therapies for primary hypertension.
Renin acts enzymatically on the plasma protein, angiotensinogen, which is converted to angiotensin I, a mild vasoconstrictor.