Absence of cell surface expression of human ACE leads to perinatal death

Abstract

Renal tubular dysgenesis (RTD) is a recessive autosomal disease characterized most often by perinatal death. It is due to the inactivation of any of the major genes of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS), one of which is the angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE). ACE is present as a tissue-bound enzyme and circulates in plasma after its solubilization. In… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/hmg/ddt535

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