A protein whose presence in the blood promotes aldosterone secretion and tends to raise blood pressure.
- The hypotensive response to captopril is accompanied by a decrease in plasma aldosterone and angiotensin II levels and an increase in plasma renin levels.
- One example is the antihypertensive effect of dietary peptides derived from milk protein, mediated by angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition.
- Among the drugs most widely employed used to lower blood pressure are the angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors.
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