Role of nuclear factor kappa B (NF-kappaB) in oxidative stress-induced defective dopamine D1 receptor signaling in the renal proximal tubules of Sprague-Dawley rats.

Abstract

Dopamine promotes sodium excretion, in part, via activation of D1 receptors in renal proximal tubules (PT) and subsequent inhibition of Na, K-ATPase. Recently, we have reported that oxidative stress causes D1 receptor-G-protein uncoupling via mechanisms involving protein kinase C (PKC) and G-protein-coupled receptor kinase 2 (GRK 2) in the primary cultures… (More)

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