Definition of Angiotensin converting enzyme

1. Noun. Proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II.




Definition of Angiotensin converting enzyme

1. Noun. (biochemistry) An enzyme which catalyzes the creation of angiotensin, and is a strong vasoconstrictor ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme

angiostrongylosis
angiostrongylus
angiostrongylus cantonensis
angiotelectasia
angiotelectasis
angiotensin
angiotensin-converting enzyme
angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
angiotensin-converting enzyme secretase
angiotensin-related carboxypeptidase
angiotensin I
angiotensin II
angiotensin III
angiotensin I (Phe 8-His 9) hydrolase
angiotensin amide
angiotensin converting enzyme (current term)
angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor
angiotensin converting enzymes
angiotensin precursor
angiotensinase
angiotensinogen
angiotensinogenase
angiotensinogenases
angiotensinogens
angiotensins
angiotomies
angiotomy
angiotonia
angiotonic
angiotonin

Literary usage of Angiotensin converting enzyme

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"Serum angiotensin-converting enzyme activity levels increased approximately linear with copy number with males having higher activities than females. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... AND MEDICINE 1*2,-57(1979) Mechanism of the Protective Effect of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme ..."

3. Diabetes in America by Ronald Aubert (1996)
"Keane WF , Anderson S, Aurell M, de Zeeuw D, Narins RG, Povar G: Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and progressive renal insufficiency. ..."

4. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"The angiotensin-converting enzyme level and the total protein concentration of BAL fluid were significantly increased in the highest NO2-concentration ..."

5. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"test system is a device intended to measure the activity of angiotensin converting enzyme in serum and plasma. Measurements obtained by this device are used ..."

6. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing And Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"Polymorphisms at these loci predict responses to specific treatments such as the inhibition of angiotensin-converting enzyme. Here, researchers hope to ..."

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