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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?
Pathways for angiotensin II generation in intact human tissue: Evidence from comparative pharmacological interruption of the renin system.
Systematic review of combined angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition and angiotensin receptor blockade in hypertension.
Compared with these vasoactive pathways, the angiotensin II-A[T.
This is the first demonstration that PM-induced vascular effects may be mediated by the angiotensin signaling.
Interaction of a non-peptide agonist with angiotensin II AT1 receptor mutants.
Specific activity of the detection angiotensin was 1500-2200 pCi/fmol, i.
The generation and metabolization of angiotensin peptides after specimen sampling is a major problem, and enzyme inhibition before peptide measurement is crucial (11-13).
The sensitivity of our antiserum and its low cross-reactivity of <1% with other angiotensin peptides made it possible to reliably measure low endogenous Ang-(1-7) concentrations in blood even without additional HPLC.