ACE2: friend or foe

Time: 2pm – 3pm (BST)

Professor Rhian Touyz from the University of Glasgow, and Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Science, will chair this hour-long webinar which will explore Angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) – the major enzyme responsible for conversion of Ang II into Ang-(1-7), and receptor for severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)-coronavirus (CoV)-2, which causes Coronavirus Disease (COVID)-19.

The programme will cover the historical background and ACE2 discovery, and explore the enzymatic and non-enzymatic functions of ACE2. Other speakers include Professor Anthony Turner from the University of Leeds and Professor Michael Bader from The Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine.

Date

Jun 03 2020

Time

All Day

Location

Online
Biochemical Society

Organiser

Biochemical Society
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