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Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor

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Description of Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor

Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor: An agent that inhibits the function of carbonic anhydrase, a zinc-containing enzyme that catalyzes the rapid conversion of carbon dioxide and water into carbonic acid, protons and bicarbonate ions. Distributed throughout many cells and tissues, carbonic anhydrases play important roles in mineral and metabolic homeostasis. (NCI04)
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Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor: any substance or agent which suppresses, prevents or opposes the activity of carbonic anhydrase by decreasing hydrogen ion concentrations in the renal tubules, and increasing excretion of sodium, potassium, bicarbonate, and water.
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Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor: A class of compounds that reduces the secretion of H+ ions by the proximal kidney tubule through inhibition of CARBONIC ANHYDRASES.
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