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Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) is produced by endothelial cells throughout the body, but the majority is produced in the lungs.

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) is produced by endothelial cells throughout the body, but the majority is produced in the lungs. Some pulmonary disorders actually lead to an increase in ACE production. Consider what the consequences of this might be both directly on sodium balance, and indirectly on water balance. Select all that apply.


Positive sodium balance


Negative sodium balance


Increased blood volume


Decreased blood volume


Increased MAP


Decreased MAP


Increased GFR


Decreased GFR


Increased vasopressin release


Decreased vasopressin release

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Under normal conditions, angiotensin II has these effects: 1.Vasoconstriction (narrowing of blood vessels) and vascular... View the full answer

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