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Angiotensin I is involved in the [[Renin-Angiotensin System|Renin-Angiotensin system]], involved in controlling blood pressure and regulating the Na<sup>+</sup> concentration in the blood. It is converted from Angiotensinogen, a reaction catalysed by Renin. Angiotensin I is cleaved by the [[Angiotensin Conterting enzyme|Angiotensin Converting Enzyme]]&nbsp;(ACE) to produce the hormone,&nbsp;[[Angiotensin II|Angiotensin II]]<ref>Dow, Lindsay, Morrison (1996). Biochemistry Molecules, Cells and the Body. Addison-Wesley Publishers Ltd. . 393.</ref>&nbsp;.  
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Angiotensin I is involved in the [[Renin-Angiotensin System|Renin-Angiotensin system]], involved in controlling [[blood pressure|blood pressure]] and regulating the Na<sup>+</sup> concentration in the blood. It is converted from Angiotensinogen, a reaction catalysed by [[Renin|Renin]]. Angiotensin I is cleaved by the [[Angiotensin Conterting enzyme|Angiotensin Converting Enzyme]]&nbsp;(ACE) to produce the hormone,&nbsp;[[Angiotensin II|Angiotensin II]]<ref>Dow, Lindsay, Morrison (1996). Biochemistry Molecules, Cells and the Body. Addison-Wesley Publishers Ltd. . 393.</ref>&nbsp;.<br>
  
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Revision as of 07:24, 22 October 2014

Angiotensin I is involved in the Renin-Angiotensin system, involved in controlling blood pressure and regulating the Na+ concentration in the blood. It is converted from Angiotensinogen, a reaction catalysed by Renin. Angiotensin I is cleaved by the Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) to produce the hormone, Angiotensin II[1] .

Reference

  1. Dow, Lindsay, Morrison (1996). Biochemistry Molecules, Cells and the Body. Addison-Wesley Publishers Ltd. . 393.
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