Hemorphins derived from hemoglobin have an inhibitory action on angiotensin converting enzyme activity

  title={Hemorphins derived from hemoglobin have an inhibitory action on angiotensin converting enzyme activity},
  author={Ingrid Lantz and E L Gl{\"a}msta and L Talb{\"a}ck and Fred Nyberg},
  journal={FEBS Letters},

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