The role of angiotensin-converting enzyme in the rat epididymis.

@article{Wong1990TheRO,
  title={The role of angiotensin-converting enzyme in the rat epididymis.},
  author={P. Y. D. Wong and Chukwuka Nwocha Uchendu},
  journal={The Journal of endocrinology},
  year={1990},
  volume={125 3},
  pages={457-65}
}
In order to investigate the role of renin angiotensin in the epididymis, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) activity and angiotensin I (AI) and angiotensin II (AII) concentrations were measured in the male reproductive tract and blood serum of the rat. High ACE activity was detected in the rat epididymis, with a major part of the activity being associated with epididymal spermatozoa. When spermatozoa were prevented from entering the epididymis by efferent duct ligation, the ACE activity in the… CONTINUE READING
8 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…