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Carbonic Anhydrases (Carbonic Anhydrase) Summary

Description: A family of zinc-containing enzymes that catalyze the reversible hydration of carbon dioxide. They play an important role in the transport of CARBON DIOXIDE from the tissues to the LUNG. EC 4.2.1.1.

Also Known As: Carbonic Anhydrase; Carbonate Dehydratase; Anhydrases, Carbonic; Dehydratase, Carbonate; Carbonate hydro-lyase

Networked: 1812 relevant articles (36 outcomes, 219 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Carbonic Anhydrases is Relevant

  1. Glaucoma : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 86 results
  2. Open-Angle Glaucoma (Glaucoma, Open Angle) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 20 results
  3. Macular Edema : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 12 results
  4. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 3 outcomes 62 studies in 556 results
  5. Renal Cell Carcinoma (Grawitz Tumor) : 3 outcomes 16 studies in 93 results
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Drugs Related to Carbonic Anhydrases

  1. Acetazolamide (Diamox)
  2. dorzolamide (Trusopt)
  3. Isoenzymes
  4. Protein Isoforms (Isoforms)
  5. Zinc
  6. Timolol (Blocadren)
  7. Carbon Monoxide
  8. Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors
  9. Interleukin-2 (IL2)
  10. Dichlorphenamide (Daranide)
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Therapies Related to Carbonic Anhydrases

  1. Radioimmunotherapy
  2. Intraperitoneal Injections
  3. Vitrectomy
  4. Off-Label Use
  5. Optical Devices
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