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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The angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), a component of the renin-angiotensin system, plays a key role in the homeostatic mechanism of mammals, contributing to the maintenance of the normal blood pressure and for the electrolyte balance, being involved in the regulation and control of the arterial pressure.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 is an essential regulator of heart function.
Another study, the Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibition Post-Revascularization Study, evaluated treatment with ramipril following PTCA or coronary artery bypass grafting in 159 normotensive patients with reduced ejection fraction (0.
Cerebrospinal fluid levels of angiotensin-converting enzyme, acetylcholinesterase, and dopamine metabolites in dementia associated with Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease: a correlative study.
In the late 1960s, researchers found that a component of the venom, a nontoxic peptide, inhibited angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), which helps regulate blood pressure.
BERLIN -- After an acute myocardial infarction in a high-risk patient, an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor remains the drug of choice over a selective angiotensin receptor blocker.
The serum angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) concentration depends on the ACE gene insertion/deletion (I/D) polymorphism.
The ACE Inhibitors in Diabetic Nephropathy Trialist Group: Should all patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and microalbuminuria receive angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors?
The OCTAVE hypertension study (Omapatrilat Cardiovascular Treatment Assessment Versus Enalapril) will compare the efficacy and safety of omapatrilat versus enalapril, an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor.
As such, it would be prescribed only if symptoms persisted after the use of such drugs as angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and beta blockers, which reduce the risk of hospitalization and death.
announced new funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a novel class of molecular imaging pharmaceuticals to detect and non-invasively monitor the activity of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) in patients with congestive heart failure.
His erythrocyte sedimentation rate was 6 mm/hr, and his angiotensin-converting enzyme level was 27 nmol/ml/min.
The explanation for MAGIC's negative outcome may be that magnesium's cardio-protective effects are dwarfed by those of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, [beta]blockers, and aspirin, drugs used routinely in acute MI today but not at the time of the positive magnesium trials in the 1980s.
VANLEV was designed to simultaneously inhibit two key enzymes -- angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) and neutral endopeptidase (NEP) -- which regulate blood pressure.
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