Race: a drosophila homologue of the angiotensin converting enzyme

@article{Tatei1995RaceAD,
  title={Race: a drosophila homologue of the angiotensin converting enzyme},
  author={Kazuaki Tatei and Haini Cai and Yicktung Tony Ip and Michael Levine},
  journal={Mechanisms of Development},
  year={1995},
  volume={51},
  pages={157-168}
}
We report the isolation and characterization of a putative angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) in Drosophila, called Race. General interest in mammalian ACE stems from its association with high blood pressure; ACE has also been implicated in a variety of other physiological processes including the processing of neuropeptides and gut peristalsis. Mammalian ACE is a membrane associated zinc binding protease that converts angiotensin I (A I) into angiotensin II (A II). A II functions as a potent… CONTINUE READING
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