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Angiotensin I

A decapeptide that is cleaved from precursor angiotensinogen by RENIN. Angiotensin I has limited biological activity. It is converted to angiotensin II, a potent vasoconstrictor, after the removal of two amino acids at the C-terminal by ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME.

Year introduced: 1987(1978)

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Tree Number(s): D06.472.699.094.075, D12.644.400.070.075, D12.644.456.073.021, D12.644.548.058.075, D12.776.631.650.070.075, D23.469.050.050.025

MeSH Unique ID: D000803

Registry Number: 9041-90-1

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