angiotensin-converting enzyme

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Synonyms for angiotensin-converting enzyme

proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II

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Kim, Angiotensin I-converting enzyme inhibitory peptide from yellowfin sole (Limanda aspera) frame protein and its antihypertensive effect in spontaneously hypertensive rats, Food Chem., 94, 26 (2006).
Nakai, "Structural requirements of angiotensin I-converting enzyme inhibitory peptides: Quantitative structure-activity relationship study of Di- and tripeptides," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol.
Angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE, EC3.4.15.1) is a zinc metallocarboxypeptidase, mostly commonly found in vascular endothelial cells and neuroepithelial cells.
"No effect of insertion/deletion polymorphism at the angiotensin I-converting enzyme locus on normal blood pressure levels or variability," Clin.
Intron 16 of the angiotensin I-converting enzyme gene (ACE) contains an insertion/ deletion (I/D) polymorphism that is characterized by the presence (I allele) or absence (D allele) of a 289-bp incomplete alu type repeat sequence (1,2).
The aim of this study was to identify whey-derived peptides with angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory activity.
Recently, we have demonstrated that the ethanolic extract of leaves from Hancornia speciosa (HSE) inhibits angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE) (Serra et al., 2005).
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