Increased blood angiotensin converting enzyme 2 activity in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Dirk van Lier, Matthijs Kox*, Karine Santos, Hans van der Hoeven, Janesh Pillay, Peter Pickkers

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    Abstract

    Critically ill #COVID19 patients display markedly increased alternative angiotensin pathway activity compared to healthy controls, reflected by increased blood ACE2 levels as well as decreased angiotensin-II and enhanced angiotensin-1-7 formation https://bit.ly/2MU1z4z.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number00848
    Number of pages4
    JournalERJ Open Research
    Volume7
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1-Jan-2021

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