Literature associating ACE2 and critical COVID-19
Angiotensin-converting enzyme homolog; Carboxypeptidase which converts angiotensin I to angiotensin 1-9, a peptide of unknown function, and angiotensin II to angiotensin 1-7, a vasodilator. Also able to hydrolyze apelin- 13 and dynorphin-13 with high efficiency. May be an important regulator of heart function.
Synonyms: ACE2, ACE2p, hACE2, Q9BYF1, Q9BYF1p ...