Urinary ACE2 is associated with urinary L-FABP and albuminuria in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Abstract

AIM Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) is expressed in the kidney and may be a renoprotective enzyme since it converts angiotensin (Ang) II to Ang-(1-7). In addition, ACE2 has been detected in urine from patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The aim of this study was to determine the urinary ACE2 levels in patients with various stages of CKD and… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/00365513.2015.1054871

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