ACE2 hydrolyzes Angiotensin-(1-8) to Angiotensin-(1-7)

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R-HSA-2022379
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Homo sapiens
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ACE2 Hydrolyzes Angiotensin II to Yield Angiotensin-(1-7)
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Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) hydrolyzes angiotensin-(1-8) (angiotensin II) to yield angiotensin-(1-7) (Vickers et al. 2002, Rice et al. 2004). The activity of ACE2 on angiotensin-(1-8) is 400-fold higher than on angiotensin-(1-10) (Vickers et al. 2002).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
11815627 Hydrolysis of biological peptides by human angiotensin-converting enzyme-related carboxypeptidase

Gavin, J, Vickers, C, Nichols, A, Acton, S, Patane, M, Godbout, K, Kaushik, V, Hales, P, Tang, J, Hsieh, F, Parsons, T, Tummino, P, Baronas, E, Dick, L

J Biol Chem 2002
15283675 Evaluation of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), its homologue ACE2 and neprilysin in angiotensin peptide metabolism

Hooper, NM, Turner, AJ, Grant, PJ, Thomas, DA, Rice, GI

Biochem J 2004
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metallocarboxypeptidase activity of ACE2(18-805) [plasma membrane]

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