These drugs inhibit production of angiotensin II, a hormone that affects bone by binding to the angiotensin- 1 and angiotensin-2 receptors expressed in osteoblasts, among other sites.
What does AT stand for?
AT stands for Angiotensin
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- Alternative Tentacles (record label)
- Altes Testament (German: Old Testament)
- Ambient Temperature
- America's Talking (NBC show; 1994 and 1995)
- Ampacity Tables
- Ampere-Turn (measure of magneto motive force)
- Anaerobic Threshold
- Analytical Task
- Anandtech.com (website)
- Anchorage Times (Anchorage, AK newspaper)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The results, describe the solving of the first step in the principal process that controls blood pressure - the release of the hormone angiotensin from its source protein, angiotensinogen.
9781607611851 Renin angiotensin system and cardiovascular disease.
When cleaved by an enzyme, angiotensin signals blood vessels to constrict, increasing pressure.
University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) has patented methods, compounds, pharmaceutical compositions, and kits for the augmentation of erythropoiesis by potentiating erythropoietin-induced differentiation with angiotensinogen, angiotensin I (AI), AI analogues, AI fragments and analogues thereof, angiotensin II analogues, AII fragments or analogues thereof or AII AT.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a fixed dose combination of two antihypertensives, the calcium channel blocker (CCB) amlodipine besylate (currently marketed by Pfizer as Norvasc) and the angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) olmesartan medoxomil, or Benicar.