carbonic anhydrase


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carbonic anhydrase

n
(Biochemistry) an enzyme in blood cells that catalyses the decomposition of carbonic acid into carbon dioxide and water, facilitating the transport of carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs
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Autoantibodies against carbonic anhydrase II are increased in renal tubular acidosis associated with Sjogren syndrome.
The absence of reports in the veterinary literature considering the comparison the of a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, associated to timolol with a prostaglandin analogue motivated our research.
This analysis focused on the osmoregulatory mechanisms involving [Na.sup.+]/[K.sup.+]-ATPase (NKA), two isoforms of carbonic anhydrase [cytoplasmic carbonic anhydrase (CAc) and membrane-bound carbonic anhydrase (CAg)], as well as the ion transporters [Na.sup.+]/[K.sup.+]/2CP cotransporter (NK2C1) and the [Na.sup.+]/[H.sup.+] antiporter (NHE) (reviews in Mantel & Farmer 1983, Geck & Heinz 1986, Pequeux 1995, Krarup et al.
Decreased macular thickness in nonproliferative macular telangiectasia type 2 with oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitors.
Browse Glaucoma Therapeutics Market by Drug Class (Alpha Agonist, Beta Blockers, Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor, Cholinergic, Combined Medication, Prostaglandin Analogs), End Users (Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Hospitals, Ophthalmic Clinics) and Forecast 2017-2021 at https://www.ihealthcareanalyst.com/report/glaucoma-therapeutics-market/
The different groups of drugs prescribed were P-blockers (41.66%), prostaglandin analogs (33.33%), [[alpha].sub.2] adrenergic receptor agonist (16.66%), and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors (08.33%) Figure 1.
This is the first study to demonstrate that carbonic anhydrase II (CA II) may be linked to human aspirin resistance (AR).
Carbonic anhydrase IX (CA IX) is a membranously located metalloenzyme involved in pH homeostasis with the influence on regulation of cell proliferation, oncogenesis, and tumor progression.