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Angiotensinogen

"Angiotensinogen" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An alpha-globulin of about 453 amino acids, depending on the species. It is produced by the liver and secreted into blood circulation. Angiotensinogen is the inactive precursor of natural angiotensins. Upon successive enzyme cleavages, angiotensinogen yields angiotensin I, II, and III with amino acids numbered at 10, 8, and 7, respectively.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Angiotensinogen" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Angiotensinogen" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 93 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 1990
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