angiotensin converting enzyme


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Synonyms for angiotensin converting enzyme

proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II

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"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."
Angiotensin converting enzyme and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene variations in fibromyalgia syndrome.
Demonstration of renin mRNA, angiotensinogen mRNA, and angiotensin converting enzyme mRNA expression in the human eye: evidence for an intraocular renin-angiotensin system.
MPC-300-IV was evaluated in a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, dose-escalating Phase 2 trial of 30 patients with type 2 diabetes and moderate to severe renal impairment, stage 3b-4 chronic kidney disease (CKD), who were already on a stable regimen of the standard of care therapy for diabetic nephropathy (renin-angiotensin system inhibition with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers).
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor-related angioedema: Onset, presentation, and management.
The familial aggregation of the DN demonstrates the involvement of genetic factors in the pathogenesis of this complication, and available data provide convincing evidence that the angiotensin converting enzyme I/D (AGE I/D) polymorphism is significantly associated with overt nephropathy being the insertion/insertion (II) genotype and low plasma ACE levels protective against the disease both in type I and type II diabetics [17-19].
The trial met its primary endpoint by indicating that treatment with 5mg of CCX140 provided orally once daily added to a standard of care regimen of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor II blocker treatment resulted in a statistically significant (p=0.0148) reduction in urinary albumin creatinine ratio beyond that achieved with standard of care regimen alone.
The most up-to-date South African Hypertension Guideline states that the choice of therapy for either an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) or an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) should be based on cost and tolerability.
Soubrier, "PCR detection of the insertion/deletion polymorphism of the human angiotensin converting enzyme gene (DCP1) (dipeptidyl carboxypeptidase 1)," Nucleic Acids Research, vol.
Coltan et al., "Angiotensin converting enzyme 2 abrogates bleomycin-induced lung injury," Journal of Molecular Medicine, vol.
Among the most important of these genes significantly associated domain angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) in three forms II, ID, DD and called Performance Gene.
Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE, EC 3.4.15.1) inhibitors work by inhibiting the action of angiotensin converting enzymes, thus preventing the conversion of angiotensin to angiotensin-II.
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