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Renin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Renin
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.074.500.780
D08.811.277.656.300.048.780
D08.811.277.656.837.750
Unique ID
D012083
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012083
Annotation
do not confuse with RENNIN see CHYMOSIN
Scope Note
A highly specific (Leu-Leu) endopeptidase that generates ANGIOTENSIN I from its precursor ANGIOTENSINOGEN, leading to a cascade of reactions which elevate BLOOD PRESSURE and increase sodium retention by the kidney in the RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM. The enzyme was formerly listed as EC 3.4.99.19.
Entry Term(s)
Angiotensin-Forming Enzyme
Angiotensinogenase
Big Renin
Cryorenin
Inactive Renin
Pre-Prorenin
Preprorenin
Prorenin
Registry Number
EC 3.4.23.15
Related Numbers
80965-96-4
Public MeSH Note
1963; PRORENIN was listed under ENZYME PRECUSORS & RENIN 1977-2003; PREPRORENIN was listed under ENZYME PRECUSORS & RENIN 1980-2003
History Note
1963; for PRORENIN use RENIN (NM) 1977-2003, for PREPRORENIN use RENIN (NM) 1980-2003
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Renin Preferred
Prorenin Narrower
Preprorenin Narrower
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