Participation of adenosine in the renal hemodynamic abnormalities of hypothyroidism.


To investigate the participation of adenosine (ADO) in the abnormalities of renal function associated with hypothyroidism, glomerular hemodynamics were evaluated in normal (Nl) and 2-wk thyroidectomized (Htx) rats. Studies were performed before and during intravenous infusion of the ADO blocker 1,3-dipropyl-8-p-sulfophenyl xanthine (PSPX, 20 mM, 1.2 ml/h… (More)