ACE

Full form/ Meaning:

Angiotensin-converting enzyme

 

Definition:

Angiotensin-converting enzyme is a membrane-bound and zinc-dependent enzyme involved in the renin-angiotensin system (RAS). It catalyzes the conversion of the hormone angiotensin I to angiotensin II which is an active vasoconstrictor. Thus, ACE has a great influence on blood pressure.

 

Usage in Sentence:

“Something must be done to manage the level of ACE is your body”

 

Do you know?

In order to measure of ACE in the blood, an ACE level test should be carried out. This test is key in the diagnosis and monitoring of sarcoidosis.

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