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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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Factors associated with hospitalization of patients with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor-induced angioedema.
Management of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor-induced angioedema.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme genotype and physical performance during US Army basic training.
An evaluation of risk factors for adverse drug events associated with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors.
1]R, is a metabolic product of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), we further determined whether or not UP-induced A[T.
Plasma level and gene polymorphism of angiotensin-converting enzyme in relation to myocardial infarction.
It has been suggested that angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin type 1 receptor blockers (ARBs) have benefit beyond control of blood pressure.
The SARS-receptor molecule latched on to three proteins, but only one of these, angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), is typically found on the surface of mammalian cells.
The groups were given either 400 International Units of vitamin E a day or a placebo; or an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor or a placebo.
Some examples in the cardiac area include angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, which would be one class, and calcium channel-blockers would be another.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy ought to be extended to a vastly expanded patient population.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) are effective antihypertensive drugs, but use of ACEIs during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy has been associated with a pattern of defects known as ACEI fetopathy.

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