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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Lisinopril inhibits angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) in human subjects and animals.
Association study of the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene G2350A dimorphism with myocardial infarction.
Angioedema incidence in US veterans initiating angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors.
A modern understanding of the traditional and nontraditional biological functions of angiotensin-converting enzyme.
2002, Variation in the region of the Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene influences interindividual differences in blood pressure levels in young white males.
Effect of propranolol versus no propranolol on total mortality plus nonfatal myocardial infarction in older patients with prior myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, and left ventricular ejection fraction [greater than or equal to] 40% treated with diuretics plus angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors.
Gradman and colleagues in their multicenter, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial of factorial design evaluated the safety and efficacy of combination treatment with the angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, enalapril, and the vascular selective calcium antagonist felodipine extended release (ER) in patients with essential hypertension.
We previously reported that the combined treatment of vitamin K2 (VK) and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACE-I) significantly suppressed the experimental hepatocarcinogenesis.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme ID polymorphism and fitness phenotype in the HERITAGE Family Study.
In 16 chapters on basic mechanisms that have clinical implications, international scientists discuss the related renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) which plays a critical role in hypertension, failing heart tissue, metabolic syndrome, and type II diabetes; the role of newly discovered factors such as angiotensin-converting enzyme ACE-2; and the role of kinins in, and effect of salt intake on, the anti-hypertensive effect of ACE inhibitors.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors had a slight edge, all diuretics were equally effective, and angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs) were not quite as effective as other drugs.
While nattokinase treatment decreased plasma renin activity to some extent, it had no effect on angiotensin-converting enzyme activity.
Nanjing, China) has applied for a single Chinese patent for new drug compounds containing Perindopril, an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart attack in people with coronary artery disease.
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