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Compound Summary for: CID 44093

Captopril

Also known as: Capoten, Cesplon, L-Captopril, Acepress, Captolane, Captopryl, Captoril, Hypertil, Tenosbon
Molecular Formula: C9H15NO3S   Molecular Weight: 217.2853   InChIKey: FAKRSMQSSFJEIM-RQJHMYQMSA-N
A potent and specific inhibitor of PEPTIDYL-DIPEPTIDASE A. It blocks the conversion of ANGIOTENSIN I to ANGIOTENSIN II, a vasoconstrictor and important regulator of arterial blood pressure. Captopril acts to suppress the RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM and inhibits pressure responses to exogenous angiotensin.   From: MeSH
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