Franz Volhard Lecture. Renin-angiotensin system: a dual tissue and hormonal system for cardiovascular control.

@article{Johnston1992FranzVL,
  title={Franz Volhard Lecture. Renin-angiotensin system: a dual tissue and hormonal system for cardiovascular control.},
  author={C. I. Johnston},
  journal={Journal of hypertension. Supplement : official journal of the International Society of Hypertension},
  year={1992},
  volume={10 7},
  pages={
          S13-26
        }
}
BACKGROUND The renin-angiotensin system is both a circulating and a local tissue hormonal system. All components of the renin-angiotensin system have been found in important cardiovascular structures, including the heart, vessels, brain, kidney and adrenal gland. The angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) is the final step in the enzymatic cascade of the renin-angiotensin system, which converts angiotensin in both the circulation and the tissues. IMPORTANCE OF ACE CATALYTIC SITES ACE is… CONTINUE READING

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