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Two ACEs and a heart

Cardiovascular diseases are some of the biggest killers in the developed world. The discovery of a new enzyme that affects cardiac function might provide fresh insight into heart disease.

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Figure 1: Angiotensin peptides.

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Bernstein, K. Two ACEs and a heart. Nature 417, 799–801 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1038/417799a

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