angiotensin


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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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Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory and antihypertensive activities of protein hydrolysate from meat of Kacang goat (Capra aegagrus hircus).
Boye, Angiotensin I-converting enzyme inhibitory properties of lentil protein hydrolysates: Determination of the kinetics of inhibition, Food Chem., 127, 94 (2011).
Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System Inhibitors in Hypertension: Is There Evidence for Benefit Independent of Blood Pressure Reduction?
Haplotypes of the angiotensin II receptor genes AGTR1 and AGTR2 in women with normotensive pregnancy and women with preeclampsia.
Angiotensin concentration profiles for direct protease-inhibited and ex vivo-equilibrated whole blood samples in patients taking ACE-I, ARB, and ARNI are presented in Table 1 and displayed as RAS fingerprint diagrams in Fig.
Intracerbroventricular administration of angiotensin II increases heart rate in conscious trout.
Our previous results also showed that ADAM17 siRNA inhibited angiotensin II-induced cardiac hypertrophy in primary cardiomyocytes.
Plasma angiotensin 1~7 concentrations were measured with a human angiotensin 1~7 ELISA kit (MyBioSource, San Diego, USA) according to the manufacturer instructions.
The present case with motor impairment and failure to thrive at age 26 months underlines the importance of consistent interdisciplinary monitoring of all patients having been exposed to angiotensin II receptor antagonists during the fetal period, especially focusing on long-term neurodevelopmental outcome.
We can also hypothesize that the beneficial effect of losartan in improving coronary vasodilation induced by Ang-(1-7) may be due to the modulation in the dimerization between angiotensin receptors (22,23).
Adequate intake of potassium does not cause hyperkalemia in hypertensive individuals taking medications that antagonize the renin angiotensin aldosterone system.