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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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We are excited by the data from this trial which has not only shown that we can raise antibodies that are effective against the angiotensin system, but also initial indications of an effect on blood pressure in patients treated with the vaccine, " he said.
We found that angiotensin II is an effective intervention for these patients, significantly increasing blood pressure in this life-threatening situation.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape for Type-2 Angiotensin II Receptor (Angiotensin II Type-2 Receptor or AT2 or AGTR2)
Protease then converts the angiotensinogen to an inactive substance, angiotensin I (AI), which is further converted to the vasorelaxant substance, AII, by angiotensin-converting enzymes (ACE) produced mostly in the lungs.
Cultivation of endothelial progenitor cells with angiotensin II significantly increased the number of [beta]-galactosidase-positive cells (52.
Angiotensin II receptor blockers in patients with ACE inhibitor-induced angioedema.
Upon release into the circulation system, renin cleaves angiotensinogen to produce Angiotensin I (Ang I), which is an inactive decapeptide.
CANADA -- Elderly patients taking angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), along with the antibiotic sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim (TMP-SMX), had a higher risk of sudden death than when a different antibiotic was taken.
Good evidence exists to support the use of key secondary prevention medications (a four-drug combination of aspirin, statins, beta-blockers and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers) and smoking cessation in patients after acute coronary syndromes (ACSs).
Some of the first drugs targeting this system were the angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), commonly prescribed treatments for high blood pressure.
The latter two are a part of the renal vasodilator system, whereas the renin-angiotensin system represents the renal vasoconstrictor, with the vasodilator systems modulating vasoconstrictive effects of angiotensin II on one hand, and angiotensin II stimulating the secretion of vasodilatory components on the other, which prevents substantial increase in the renal vascular resistance.
Among the most important of these genes significantly associated domain angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) in three forms II, ID, DD and called Performance Gene.
I freely admit that I have been following yearly urinary microalbumin in my patients with diabetes who are already on an ACE inhibitor or an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB).