Flashcards in Regulation of the Cardiovascular System 2 Deck (10):
Nitric Oxide- Produced in vascular endothelium by nitric oxide synthase
NO is anti-atherogenic; decreased NO associated with greatly increased risk for _____
Nitric oxide synthase highly susceptible to CV disease risk factors e.g., components of____
potent vasoconstrictor, produced by vascular endothelium
Angiotensin I cleaved by Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) to _______= vasoconstrictor.
Angiotensin II is a
ACE inhibitors & Angiotensin II receptor blockers = Therapeutics for treatment of _________
hypertension & heart failure
Angiotensin I cleaved by ________ to Angiotensin II (AII) = vasoconstrictor.
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE)
a steriod hormone that promotes Na and water resulting in ________
Increases blood volume and blood pressure