Angiotensin II

  • (noun): A potent vasopressor agent formed from angiotensin I.

Some articles on angiotensin ii, angiotensin:

Glucocorticoid Remediable Aldosteronism - Normal Physiology
... Aldosterone synthase normally is not ACTH sensitive, and only activated by angiotensin II ... is stimulated by several factors by increase in the plasma concentration of angiotensin III ... by increased plasma angiotensin II, ACTH, or potassium levels ...
Aliskiren - Mechanism of Action
... Renin, the first enzyme in the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, plays a role in blood pressure control ... It cleaves angiotensinogen to angiotensin I, which is in turn converted by angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) to angiotensin II ... Angiotensin II has both direct and indirect effects on blood pressure ...
CYT006-Ang Qb - Method of Action
... Angiotensin II causes blood vessels to constrict, and drives blood pressure up ... CYT006-AngQb consists of virus-like particles covalently coupled to angiotensin II ... causes the immune system to produce antibodies which reduce angiotensin II blood levels, lowering blood pressure ...
AGTRAP
... Type-1 angiotensin II receptor-associated protein is a protein that in humans is encoded by the AGTRAP gene ... The gene product interacts with the angiotensin II type I receptor and negatively regulates angiotensin II signaling ...
Systemic Arterial Blood Pressure - Physiology - Regulation
... Renin-angiotensin system (RAS) This system is generally known for its long-term adjustment of arterial pressure ... pressure by activating an endogenous vasoconstrictor known as angiotensin II ... hormone is released from the adrenal cortex in response to angiotensin II or high serum potassium levels ...