"Angiotensin II" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An octapeptide that is a potent but labile vasoconstrictor. It is produced from angiotensin I after the removal of two amino acids at the C-terminal by ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME. The amino acid in position 5 varies in different species. To block VASOCONSTRICTION and HYPERTENSION effect of angiotensin II, patients are often treated with ACE INHIBITORS or with ANGIOTENSIN II TYPE 1 RECEPTOR BLOCKERS.
- Angiotensin II
- Angiotensin-(1-8) Octapeptide
Angiotensin II, Ile(5)-
- Angiotensin II, Ile(5)-
- Angiotensin II, Isoleucine(5)-
- 5-L-Isoleucine Angiotensin II
- 5 L Isoleucine Angiotensin II
- Angiotensin II, 5-L-Isoleucine
- Isoleucyl(5)-Angiotensin II
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