7. The Fate of Circulating Biologically Active Peptides in the Lungs

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. Sergio H. Ferreira,
  2. Lewis J. Greene,
  3. Maria Cristina O. Salgado and
  4. E.M. Krieger

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720615.ch7

Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung

Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung

How to Cite

Ferreira, S. H., Greene, L. J., Salgado, M. C. O. and Krieger, E.M. (2008) The Fate of Circulating Biologically Active Peptides in the Lungs, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung (eds R. Porter and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720615.ch7

Author Information

  1. Departmenrs of Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Physiology, School of Medicine of Ribeirāo Preto, Sāo Paulo, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780444901590

Online ISBN: 9780470720615

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Keywords:

  • lungs;
  • intracellular enzymes;
  • active peptide;
  • lung homogenates;
  • endothelial cells

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Lung Metabolism of Peptides

  • Peptides from Bothrops Jararaca Venom

  • Converting Enzyme or Kininase

  • Localization of Dipeptidyl Carboxypeptidase

  • Is Dipeptidyl Carboxypeptidase the Physiologically Important Enzyme for Kinin Inactivation and Angiotensin Conversion?

  • Pulmonary or Non-Pulmonary Conversion

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References