angiotensin converting enzyme

Definitions of angiotensin converting enzyme
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n proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II

Synonyms:
ACE, angiotensin-converting enzyme
Type of:
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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