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renin

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.

n. an enzyme released into the blood by the kidney in response to stress. It reacts with a substrate from the liver to produce angiotensin, which causes constriction of blood...

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renin

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 96 words.

An enzyme released by the kidneys in response to exercise, stress, low blood pressure, and reduced blood flow. Renin indirectly increases sodium retention and helps to maintain the plasma...

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renin

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 59 words.

An *aspartic peptidase (EC 3.4.23.15, 406 aa) released from afferent arterioles in the kidney in response to reduced blood flow, a drop in plasma sodium levels, or a diminution in plasma...

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renin

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.

n. an enzyme released into the blood by the kidney in response to stress. It reacts with a substrate from the liver to produce angiotensin, which causes constriction of blood...

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renin n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 42 words.

an enzyme released into the blood by the kidney in response to stress. It produces angiotensin, which causes constriction of blood vessels and thus an increase in blood pressure. Excessive...

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renin‐angiotensin system

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 89 words.

a system involved in the control of blood pressure. Renin, secreted into the blood by the kidney in response

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renin-angiotensin system

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A system involved in the control of blood pressure. Renin, secreted into the blood by the kidney in response to osmotic changes, anoxia, or kidney trauma, acts on angiotensinogen to ...

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renin

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 77 words.

A proteolytic enzyme (see protease) that is involved in the formation of the hormone angiotensin, which raises

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renin

Edited by Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 101 words.

A proteolytic enzyme (see protease) that is involved in the formation of the hormone *angiotensin, which raises blood pressure, in part by stimulating the release of the...

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renin

Edited by Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 118 words.

A proteolytic enzyme (see protease) that is involved in the formation of the hormone *angiotensin, which raises blood pressure, in part by stimulating the release of the...

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renin

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 8 words.

The enzyme that converts angiotensinogen to angiotensin.

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renin

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 8 words.

The enzyme that converts angiotensinogen to angiotensin.

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renin

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 50 words.

n. an enzyme released into the blood by the kidney in response to stress. It reacts with a substrate from

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renin

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 47 words.

An enzyme released by the kidneys in response to exercise and stress. It helps maintain the correct salt and fluid

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renin

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 47 words.

An enzyme released by the kidneys in response to exercise and stress. It helps maintain the correct salt and fluid

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renin

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 73 words.

EC 3.4.23.15; a glycoprotein aspartyl proteinase formed from prorenin in plasma and kidney. It is also produced by the submaxillary

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renin

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 15 words.

An enzyme, released by the kidney, that catalyses the formation of angiotensin. Compare rennin.

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Renin–angiotensin system and neprilysin

João Pedro Ferreira and Patrick Rossignol.

in The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine

December 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 5697 words.

The advent of drugs able to modulate the renin–angiotensin system (RAS), and more recently the neprilysin inhibitor sacubitril in combination with a RAS blocker, has improved the outcome of...

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Renin Inhibits N-Acetyl-d-Glucosamine 2-Epimerase (Renin-Binding Protein)

Saori Takahashi, Masanori Kumagai, Sho Shindo, Kyuichi Saito and Yukio Kawamura.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 0 words.

Renin-binding protein (RnBP) is a highly specific renin inhibitor first isolated from porcine kidney. Our recent studies demonstrated that the human RnBP is the enzyme N-acetyl-d-glucosamin...

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Elevation of (Pro)Renin and (Pro)Renin Receptor in Preeclampsia

Jessica Thomason, Michelle Reyes, Steven R. Allen, Richard O. Jones, Madhava R. Beeram, Thomas J. Kuehl, Fumiaki Suzuki and Mohammad Nasir Uddin.

in American Journal of Hypertension

October 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Biological Sciences. 5128 words.

OBJECTIVE

Preeclampsia (preE), a syndrome of hypertension, proteinuria, and edema, has many elusive triggers. The renin–angiotensin system has been...

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Bimodal Aldosterone Distribution in Low-Renin Hypertension

E. Victor Adlin, Leonard E. Braitman and Ramachandran S. Vasan.

in American Journal of Hypertension

September 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3495 words.

BACKGROUND

In low-renin hypertension (LRH), serum aldosterone levels are higher in those subjects with primary aldosteronism and may be lower in those with...

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