volume 13, issue 4, P224-234 2014
DOI: 10.2174/1871528113666140713164506
View full text
|
|
Share

Abstract: The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) conceived as a coordinated hormonal cascade plays an important role in controlling multiple functions in many organs and is much more complex than previously thought. The RAS has continued to expand, with the identification of new components, functions and subsystems. Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) and its novel homolog angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) are two key enzymes involved in the synthesis of bioactive components of the RAS. The main active peptides of the …

Expand abstract

Search citation statements

Order By: Relevance

Citation Types

0
82
0
2

Paper Sections

0
0
0
0
0

Publication Types

0
0
0
0

Relationship

0
0

Authors

Journals