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1) The function of ACE2 is to generate angiotensin (Ang)1-7, an active peptide with cellular actions mediated by Mas receptors.
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PMID:23628010 DOI:10.1186/2042-6410-4-9
2015 Current vascular pharmacology
* Angiotensin 1-7 promotes cardiac angiogenesis following infarction.
- Angiogenesis is central to cardiac repair following myocardial infarction (MI). Cardiac angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)2 significantly increased postMI, which is coincident with activated angiogenesis. The function of ACE2 is to generate angiotensin (Ang)1-7, an active peptide with cellular actions mediated by Mas receptors. The current study is to determine whether Ang(1-7) is involved in cardiac angiogenesis and facilitates cardiac repair. In the first portion of the study, the temporal expressions of cardiac ACE2 and Mas receptors were detected in rats with MI. In the second portion, MI rats were treated with or without a Mas receptor antagonist, A779 (1mg/kg/day given by minipump) for 7 days. Vascular density and expression of angiogenic mediators in the infarcted myocardium and cardiac function were examined. Compared to controls, ACE2 and Mas receptor levels were significantly increased in the infarcted myocardium for 4 weeks of the observation period. Newly formed vessels were evident in the infarcted myocardium at day 7. Mas receptor blockade significantly reduced vascular density in the infarcted myocardium and impaired ventricular function. In addition, A779 treatment significantly suppressed the cardiac expressions of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-D and matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-9 but not expression of other angiogenic mediators, including monocyte Chemoattractant protein (MCP-1), VEGF-C, transforming growth factor (TGF)-β1 and integrin β3. These observations indicate that Ang(1-7) promotes angiogenesis via stimulating the expression of cardiac VEGF-D and MMP-9, thus facilitating cardiac repair and ventricular function.
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--- WordNet output for function --- =>1.機能, 関数, 役割, 働き, 2.機能する, 作用する, 働く, 役目を果たす, 3.社交的会合, パーティー, 儀式 Overview of noun function The noun function has 7 senses (first 3 from tagged texts) 1. (43) function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping -- ((mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)) 2. (24) function, purpose, role, use -- (what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?") 3. (7) function, office, part, role -- (the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role") 4. function -- (a relation such that one thing is dependent on another; "height is a function of age"; "price is a function of supply and demand") 5. function -- (a formal or official social gathering or ceremony; "it was a black-tie function") 6. affair, occasion, social occasion, function, social function -- (a vaguely specified social event; "the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social functions") 7. routine, subroutine, subprogram, procedure, function -- (a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program) Overview of verb function The verb function has 3 senses (first 3 from tagged texts) 1. (9) function, work, operate, go, run -- (perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore") 2. (3) serve, function -- (serve a purpose, role, or function; "The tree stump serves as a table"; "The female students served as a control group"; "This table would serve very well"; "His freedom served him well"; "The table functions as a desk") 3. (1) officiate, function -- (perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function; "His wife officiated as his private secretary") --- WordNet end ---