Hormonal modulation of glomerular function.

@article{Dworkin1983HormonalMO,
  title={Hormonal modulation of glomerular function.},
  author={Lance D. Dworkin and Iekuni Ichikawa and Barry M. Brenner},
  journal={The American journal of physiology},
  year={1983},
  volume={244 2},
  pages={F95-104}
}
Glomeruli contain receptors for many hormones. Binding of angiotensin II (ANG II) or antidiuretic hormone (ADH) to glomerular mesangial cells elicits a contractile response. Other hormones induce synthesis of cyclic nucleotides (cAMP, cGMP). Glomeruli also synthesize several prostaglandins, renin, and ANG II. Micropuncture studies in Munich-Wistar rats have examined the effects of vasoactive drugs and hormones on the filtration process. Several vasodilators increase renal plasma flow in the dog… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 35 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…