angiotensin converting enzyme

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Noun1.angiotensin converting enzyme - proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II
peptidase, protease, proteinase, proteolytic enzyme - any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis
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1995, Angiotensin converting enzyme in the human heart: effect of the deletion/insertion polymorphism.
The angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) gene carries insertion (I) and deletion (D) polymorphism within its intron 16 and the DD-genotype is reportedly related to an increase in the ACE protein expression.
Circulating angiotensin converting enzyme activity is correlated with muscle strength.
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor antagonists for preventing the progression of diabetic kidney disease.
Mercaptopropanoyl) indoline-2-carboxylic acids and related compounds as potent angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and antihypertensive agents.
Animal research and small studies in humans have indicated neuroprotective effects from calcium channel blockers and another class of blood-pressure lowering drugs called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, Dr.
ACE inhibitors target angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE).
ALLHAT researchers reported in 2002 that overall, diuretics are more beneficial than calcium channel blockers, angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, or alpha blockers as initial treatment to lower blood pressure and to protect against adverse effects of the disease.
Susceptibility to SARS coronavirus S protein-driven infection correlates with expression of angiotensin converting enzyme 2 and infection can be blocked by soluble receptor.

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