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Active vasoconstriction

Active vasoconstriction

Reduced caliber of a vessel caused by increased tonus in the smooth muscle in its walls.


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A Digestion Question

... angiotensinogene into angiotensine I, that is later turned into the active angiotensine II, that has multiple offects, among which we can mention: stimulates aldosterone synthesis, produces hipertension and vasoconstriction...

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by MrMistery
Thu Mar 23, 2006 8:06 pm
 
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Re: functions

... angiotensin converting enzyme act on their substrates to produce the active hormone angiotensin II, which raises blood pressure by 1) vasoconstriction and 2) stimulating aldosterone release. Aldosterone increases reabsorption ...

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by clarence
Sat Jul 09, 2005 8:46 am
 
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