The effect of sodium intake on rabbit renal prostaglandin E2 and thromboxane A2: dissociation from the renin-angiotensin system.

Abstract

The effects of chronic alterations in dietary sodium intake on urinary prostaglandin (PG) E2 and thromboxane (TX) B2 was investigated in the rabbit. Sodium restriction, over a 15-day period, reduced daily urinary PGE2 and TXB2 in concordance with urinary flow (V) and sodium excretion (UNa+V), but increased plasma renin activity (PRA) and plasma aldosterone… (More)

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