angiotensin I

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

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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.
The angiotensin I converting enzyme gene and predisposition to high blood pressure.
University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) has patented methods, compounds, pharmaceutical compositions, and kits for the augmentation of erythropoiesis by potentiating erythropoietin-induced differentiation with angiotensinogen, angiotensin I (AI), AI analogues, AI fragments and analogues thereof, angiotensin II analogues, AII fragments or analogues thereof or AII AT.
Angiotensin I is eventually hydrolyzed by the angiotensin-I-converting enzyme (ACE) to angiotensin II, which is a potent blood vessel constrictor--a vasoconstrictor.
The enzyme converts angiotensin I to angiotensin II.
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