Renin is a highly specific endopeptidase, whose only known function is to generate angiotensin I from angiotensinogen in the plasma, initiating a cascade of reactions that produce an elevation of blood pressure and increased sodium retention by the kidney.
蛋白别名: Angiotensinogenase; Renin-2; Renin-2 heavy chain; Renin-2 light chain; Submandibular gland renin
基因别名: Ren; Ren-2; Ren-B; Ren2; Rn-2; Rnr
UniProt ID: (Mouse) P00796
Entrez Gene ID: (Mouse) 19702