Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 5th, 2004
"Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) is expressed in the central nervous system (CNS), where its primary function comprises degradation of neuropeptides including substance P (SP). Because of the possible antidepressant effects of SP antagonists, the influence of SP on both pathophysiology and mitigation of depression has been hypothesized," wrote T.C. Baghai and colleagues, University of Munich.
Concentration of ACE in plasma "is determined by an insertion/deletion (I/D) polymorphism...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Women's Health Weekly