Extrarenal effects of aldosterone.

@article{Cat2012ExtrarenalEO,
  title={Extrarenal effects of aldosterone.},
  author={Aurelie Nguyen Dinh Cat and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Jaisser},
  journal={Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          147-56
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The renal distal tubule has been considered for a long time as the main cellular target of aldosterone, where the hormone enhances sodium reabsorption and potassium secretion. However, other cell types in nonepithelial tissues, such as the heart, the vessels, adipose tissue, and macrophages, are now also recognized as targets for aldosterone. The functions that aldosterone exerts in these nonclassical target tissues are still a matter of debate. This review will highlight the… CONTINUE READING
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