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angiotensin

[‚an·jē·ə′ten·sən]
(biochemistry)
A decapeptide hormone that influences blood vessel constriction and aldosterone secretion by the adrenal cortex. Also known as hypertensin.
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Kinetic properties of pulmonary angiotensin-converting enzyme. Hydrolysis of hippurylglycylglycine.
A unique geometry of the active site of angiotensin-converting enzyme consistent with structure-activity studies.
Increased angiotensin-converting enzyme in peripheral blood monocytes from patients with sarcoidosis.
Sile et al., "Dipeptidyl peptidase IV in angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor-associated angioedema," Hypertension, vol.
Vasilieva et al., "Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 is a functional receptor for the SARS coronavirus," Nature, vol.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism in hypertensive rural population of Haryana, India.
Association of angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism with schizophrenia and depressive symptom severity in a Chinese population.
However, recent studies have demonstrated the existence of a novel metabolic system within the RAS composed of Ang-(1-7), angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) 2, and Mas receptors in the eye (9,12,19).
This condition usually is associated with angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors.
Ang I is further processed by the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), which is a membrane-bound peptidase.

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