angiotensin converting enzyme

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Noun1.angiotensin converting enzyme - proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II
peptidase, protease, proteinase, proteolytic enzyme - any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis
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In humans, there have been but a few studies on the effects of renin-angiotensin system blockers on PAH; almost all have involved acute administration of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, and different findings have been reported (5-7).
Effect of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition on blood pressure and renal function during open heart surgery.
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor antagonists for preventing the progression of diabetic kidney disease.
Purification and identification of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitory peptides from beef hydrolysates.
Screening of Zulu medicinal plants for angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors.
Animal research and small studies in humans have indicated neuroprotective effects from calcium channel blockers and another class of blood-pressure lowering drugs called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, Dr.
ACE inhibitors work by blocking the action of a compound in the body called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE).
ACE inhibitors target angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE).
ALLHAT researchers reported in 2002 that overall, diuretics are more beneficial than calcium channel blockers, angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, or alpha blockers as initial treatment to lower blood pressure and to protect against adverse effects of the disease.

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