Saralasin

Saralasin is a partial agonist of angiotensin II receptors, though it is commonly mistaken as a competitive antagonist. Saralasin`s distinction as a partial agonist is based on the fact that its therapeutic effect (i.e. reduced hypertension) is only observed in patients with high plasma angiotensin II levels, but in patients with low angiotensin ....
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saralasin

<chemical> 1-(n-methylglycine)-5-l-valine-8-l-alanineangiotensin II. An octapeptide analog of angiotensin II (bovine) with amino acids 1 and 8 replaced with sarcosine and alanine, respectively. It is a highly specific competitive inhibitor of angiotensin II. ... Pharmacological action: angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, antihypertensiv...
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saralasin

(sar-al┬┤ah-sin) an angiotensin II antagonist, used in the form of the acetate ester as an antihypertensive in treatment of severe hypertension and in diagnosis of renin-dependent hypertension.
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