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ACE2

(1) Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2. An angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE-like exopeptidase of the dipeptidyl carboxydipeptidase family) which is expressed predominantly in vascular endothelial cells of the heart, kidney and testes.
Physiology ACE2 appears to be a critical regulator of heart function and may counteract ACE activity.
(2) A gene on Xp22 which encodes a variant of angiotensin converting enzyme of the dipeptidyl carboxydipeptidase family, which is expressed on the vascular endothelial cells of the heart, kidneys and testes.

ACE2

Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 Therapeutics An ACE-like enzyme expressed in vascular endothelial cells of the heart and kidney Physiology ACE2 appears to be a critical regulator of heart function and may counteract ACE activity. See ACE.
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To make the quail QT6/ACE2 cell line, the gene encoding the receptor for SARS-CoV, human angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) (35), was cloned from a human primary kidney cDNA library (Invitrogen, Paisley, Scotland, UK) using 21-mer primers designed to the start and stop of ACE2, and subcloned into pcdna3.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 is a functional receptor for the SARS coronavirus.
The SARS-receptor molecule latched on to three proteins, but only one of these, angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), is typically found on the surface of mammalian cells.

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