Drinking induced by angiotensin II in fishes.

  title={Drinking induced by angiotensin II in fishes.},
  author={Hideyuki Kobayashi and Haruko Uemura and Yoshio Takei and N Itatsu and Masaki Ozawa and Kenji Ichinohe},
  journal={General and comparative endocrinology},
  volume={49 2},
Among 20 species of freshwater fishes examined, Pseudorasbora parva, Rhodeus ocellatus, Cobitis anguillicaudatus, Carassius auratus, Oryzias latipes, Gambusia affinis, and Gyrinocheilus anymonieri were found to drink water like seawater fishes, while 13 remaining species did not drink. For fish species found exclusively in fresh water, angiotensin II (AII) treatment did not induce drinking. In contrast, those freshwater fishes which survive in estuarine brackish water (Leuciscus hakonensis, C… CONTINUE READING


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