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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Prinivil is one in a class of drugs called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism in hypertensive rural population of Haryana, India.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) catalyzes conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II, which is a potent vasoconstrictor.
Clinical experience with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor-induced angioedema.
Most effective pharmacological treatments in heart failure, such as beta-blockers, inhibitors of angiotensin-converting enzyme, angiotensin receptor blockers, direct renin inhibitors, and mineralocorticoid receptor blockers, target the RAAS pathway.
2000, Angiotensin-converting enzyme genotype affects the response of human skeletal muscle to functional overload.
The patients were randomized to also receive 10-40 mg daily of the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor lisinopril or placebo.
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
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.
The seven measures assessed included: three types of heart failure medications, including beta blockers, aldosterone antagonists, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers; the use of cardiac resynchronization therapy, a device that helps coordinate heart contractions; anticoagulant therapy for atrial fibrillation; the use of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator device; and heart-failure patient education.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are commonly taken after a heart attack or by patients with high blood pressure or heart failure.
Prognostic impact of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy in diastolic heart failure.

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