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..These data indicate that D-Pro7-Ang-(1-7) is a selective antagonist for Ang-(1-7), which can be useful to clarify the functional role of this heptapeptide. ..
Santos R, Ferreira A, Simoes e Silva A. Recent advances in the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2-angiotensin(1-7)-Mas axis. Exp Physiol. 2008;93:519-27 pubmed publisher
..In this review, we will focus on the recent findings related to the ACE2-Ang(1-7)-Mas axis and, in particular, on its putative role as an ACE-Ang II-AT(1) receptor counter-regulatory axis within the RAS. ..