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ACE hydrolyzes Angiotensin-(1-10) to Angiotensin-(1-8)

Stable Identifier
Homo sapiens
Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Hydrolyzes Angiotensin I to Yield Angiotensin II
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Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) hydrolyzes angiotensin-(1-10) (angiotensin I) to yield angiotensin-(1-8) (angiotensin II) (Ehlers and Kirsch 1988). ACE is found at the plasma membrane of endothelial cells. This reaction is inhibited by drugs used to treat hypertension (angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, ACEI) including captopril (Gronhagen-Riska and Fyhrquist 1980, Stewart et al. 1981, Ehlers et al. 1986, Hayakari et al. 1989, Wei et al. 1991, Baudin and Beneteau-Burnat 1999), enalaprilat (metablized from the prodrug enalapril, Wei et al. 1991, Baudin and Beneteau-Burnat 1999), lisinopril ( Ehlers et al. 1991, Natesh et al. 2003), and ramiprilat (metabolized from the prodrug ramipril, Baudin and Beneteau-Burnat 1999).

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This entity is regulated by:
Title Physical Entity Activity
metallodipeptidase activity of ACE(30-1306) [plasma membrane] ACE(30-1306) [plasma membrane] metallodipeptidase activity (0070573)
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