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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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Defining the role of endothelins in renal pathophysiology on the basis of selective and unselective endothelin receptor antagonist studies.
Hjelmqvist, "Mixed endothelin receptor antagonism with tezosentan improves intestinal microcirculation in endotoxemic shock," Journal of Surgical Research, vol.
Plasma immunoreactive endothelin concentration correlates with severity of coronary artery disease in patients with stable angina pectoris and normal ventricular function.
Endothelin as a natriuretic hormone: the case for a paracrine action mediated by nitric oxide.
Another recent study included 245 patients (ranging in age from 12 years to 78 years) vcho received bosentan, placebo, or one of two doses of a selective ETA endothelin receptor antagonist, sitaxsentan.
Under normal conditions, the vascular endothelium secretes a variety of vasoactive substances including Endothelin (ET) (Mukai et al.
Chronic blockade of nitric oxide-synthase and endothelin receptors during pregnancy in the rat: Effect on pregnancy outcome.
The vasoconstrictor endothelin-1 (ET-1) [1], a 21-amino acid peptide, is the most abundant member of the family of endothelins including ET-1, ET-2, and ET-3.
Tokyo, Japan, Jan 25, 2006 - (JCN) - Kao, a leading Japanese cosmetics and toiletries manufacturer, announced on January 24 that its Biological Science Research Laboratories have elucidated the mechanism of skin flecks by quantitatively analyzing endothelin and stem cell factor (SCF), a substance involved in melanocyte development.
Based on the properties of the compound and the results of our Phase 2 trial, we believe ambrisentan's efficacy and safety profile may position it as the best-in-class among endothelin receptor antagonists.
Higher endothelin levels have been shown to occur with obesity, atherosclerosis, myocardial infarction, and diabetes.

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