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agt

abbreviation for
1. agent
2. agreement

Agt.

or agt.,

agent.
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Natural selection and population history in the human angiotensinogen gene (AGT): 736 complete AGT sequences in chromosomes from around the world.
The angiotensinogen level is a rate-limiting step in the generation rate of ANG II (Corvol et al.
8 It results in improved renal perfusion with normalization of sympathetic over-activity as well as of angiotensinogen II levels.
12] Estrogen increases hepatic productions of angiotensinogen causing increased formation of the hormone angiotesin II, which causes elevated systolic blood pressure.
Many studies have reported the presence of members of the Rennin-Angiotensin System (RAS) in the ovary, such as prorenin, angiotensinogen, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), Angiotensin II (Ang II) and Ang II receptors (ATI and AT2), suggesting the involvement of the RAS in ovarian physiology (1).
About 2% of prorenin is catalytically active but this fraction can be increased by the spontaneous and reversible unfolding of the prosegment, which exposes the active site and causes consumption of endogenous angiotensinogen leading to overestimation of renin activity and concentration.
Cyclosporin can modulate local expression of renin angiotensin system components such as angiotensinogen, angiotensin II and its receptors in gingival tissues, and gingival fibroblast cells.
Tissue distribution of angiotensinogen mRNA during experimental inflammation.
Renin converts angiotensinogen to angiotensin I in the liver.
Upon release into the circulation system, renin cleaves angiotensinogen to produce Angiotensin I (Ang I), which is an inactive decapeptide.
Estrogens induce the hepatic production of renin substrate angiotensinogen with a subsequent increase in angiotensin5.
Polymorphisms for different components of RAAS such as genes for renin synthesis, angiotensinogen and AT1 receptors, have been investigated as factors affecting the progression of cardiovascular and renal diseases.

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