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angiotensin

[‚an·jē·ə′ten·sən]
(biochemistry)
A decapeptide hormone that influences blood vessel constriction and aldosterone secretion by the adrenal cortex. Also known as hypertensin.
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Partial escape of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibition during prolonged ACE inhibitor treatment: Does it exist and does it affect the antihypertensive response?
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Aldosterone is a mineralocorticoid primarily regulated by Angiotensin II and plasma potassium levels.
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29) The ACE inhibitors reduce RAS activation by blocking the conversion of Angiotensin I to Angiotensin II, leading to decreased activation of both AT 1 and AT2 receptors.
Correction page 245-250/Duzeltme sayfa 245-250: The effects of chronic usage of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers on contrast-induced nephropathy in low-risk patients Nezihi Baris, Ebru Ozpelit, Nazile Bilgin Dogan, Hande Kangul, Sefa Gul, Bahri Akdeniz, Sema Guneri
Conclusion: Inhibition of RAS by converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers captopril, enalapril, valsartan or telmisartan produce beneficial effects on the markers of metabolic syndrome and can reduce the frequency of metabolic syndrome in type 2 diabetic patients.
These interactions included angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and potassium-sparing diuretics; ACE inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers and sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (SMX/ TMP); benzodiazepines or zolpidem and other medications; calcium channel blockers and macrolide antibiotics; digoxin and macrolide antibiotics; lithium and loop diuretics or ACE inhibitors; phenytoin and SMX/TMP; sulfonylureas and antimicrobial agents; theophylline and ciprofloxacin; and warfarin and antimicrobial agents or non-steroidal antiinflammatory drags.
They are Reactive Oxygen Species and the Angiotensin II nitric oxide balance.