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Substance Name: Angiotensinogen
RN: 11002-13-4


  • An alpha-globulin of about 453 amino acids, depending on the species. It is produced by the liver and secreted into blood circulation. Angiotensinogen is the inactive precursor of natural angiotensins. Upon successive enzyme cleavages, angiotensinogen yields angiotensin I, II, and III with amino acids numbered at 10, 8, and 7, respectively.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Protease Inhibitors
  • Serine Proteinase Inhibitors
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Angiotensinogen

MeSH Heading

  • Angiotensinogen


  • Angiotensinogen
  • Hypertensinogen
  • Renin-substrate

Systematic Name

  • Angiotensinogen (protein renin substrate)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 11002-13-4

System Generated Number

  • 0011002134