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Related to angiotensin-converting enzyme: sarcoidosis, Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2
A decapeptide hormone that influences blood vessel constriction and aldosterone secretion by the adrenal cortex. Also known as hypertensin.
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