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ET

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for ETHIOPIA.

ET

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Ethiopian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Ethiopia. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Ethiopia. Each administration and state has its own code with the prefix "ET." For example, the code for the State of Afar is ISO 3166-2:ET-AF.
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Systemic endothelin receptor blockade decreases peripheral vascular resistance and blood pressure in humans.
Endothelin in coronary endothelial dysfunction and early atherosclerosis in humans.
Pressor effects of circulating endothelin are limited by its removal in the pulmonary circulation and by the release of prostacyclin and endothelium-derived relaxing factor.
Although the endothelin jolt didn't hurt these healthy volunteers, previous studies have shown that people with artery-clogging atherosclerosis have a higher risk of dying after a heart attack if they had endothelin concentrations comparable to the spikes observed in the volunteers' blood.
Other endothelin receptor antagonists have been associated with elevations of aminotransferases, hepatotoxicity and cases of liver failure.
Tracleer (bosentan), a Dual Endothelin Receptor Antagonist (ERA), for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) related to Connecttive Tissue Diseases: Effect on Quality of Life (QoL).
Interactions of nifedipine with the renovascular effects of endothelin in humans.
Darusentan is an oral, once-daily endothelin receptor antagonist (ERA) being investigated in clinical trials as an add-on oral therapy for patients with resistant hypertension.
Finally, researchers are investigating combined ARB and endothelin inhibition.
People with pulmonary hypertension tend to have higher-than-normal concentrations of endothelin in their blood.
The family of potent vasoactive and mitogenic peptides, the endothelins (ETs) [4] includes at least three isoforms, termed endothelin-1, -2, and -3 (ET1, ET2, and ET3) and has been thought to play a role in a variety of cardiovascular, renal, and other disorders (1, 2).

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