angiotensin I


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a physiologically inactive form of angiotensin that is the precursor to angiotensin II

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In vitro study on digestion of peptides in Emmental cheese: analytical evaluation and influence on angiotensin I converting enzyme inhibitory peptides.
Such a local renin-angiotensin system is likely the more important source of angiotensin II in our cultured HPAECs than is the extracellular angiotensin I contained in the culture medium.
The angiotensin I converting enzyme gene and predisposition to high blood pressure.
Their primary mechanism of action is the suppression of angiotensin II by blocking its formation via renin and angiotensin I, thereby reducing the main deleterious effects of angiotensin II, which are mediated through vasoconstriction.
ACE, also known as kininase II, is a bivalent dipeptidyl carboxyl zinc metalloproteinase that catalyzes the conversion of angiotensin I to the potent vasoconstrictor, angiotensin II.
Renin, a highly specific aspartyl protease, cleaves angiotensinogen, to yield angiotensin I, which is further converted into angiotensin II by ACE (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme).
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