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angiotensins
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
Oligopeptides which are important in the regulation of blood pressure (vasoconstriction) and fluid homeostasis via the renin-angiotensin system.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2012
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/8874.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/8874
Broader Term
peptides
Narrower Term
angiotensin I
angiotensin II
angiotensin III
angiotensinogen
Related Term
neuropeptides
oligopeptides
peptide hormones
renin-angiotensin system
Spanish
angiotensinas
Term Number
8874