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PREFERRED TERM
angiotensin converting enzyme 2  
DEFINITION(S)
  • Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) is an enzyme attached to the cell membranes of cells in the lungs, arteries, heart, kidney, and intestines. ACE2 lowers blood pressure by catalysing the hydrolysis of angiotensin II (a vasoconstrictor peptide) into angiotensin (1–7) (a vasodilator). (Wikipedia)
RELATED CONCEPT(S)
SYNONYM(S)
  • ACE2
  • angiotensin converting enzyme-2
  • angiotensin-converting enzyme 2
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
enzyme de conversion de l’angiotensine 2

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ECA2
URI
http://data.loterre.fr/ark:/67375/C0X-NFQL647T-7
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