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Renin inhibitor

Renin inhibitor, or inhibitors of renin, are a new group of pharmaceuticals that are used primarily in treatment of hypertension.

They act on the juxtaglomerular cells of kidney, which produce renin in response to decreased blood flow.


See also

  • Renin-angiotensin system
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