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Vasopressin-induced changes in permeability of peritoneal mesothelium for urea "in vitro".
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2488758     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Vasopressin (ADH) acts in humans mainly upon renal collecting tubules. By changing their water permeability it plays a key role in regulation of renal water excretion. Acting upon vascular smooth muscle cells, it causes vasoconstriction and raised arterial blood pressure. This hormone was also proven to cause constriction of cultured mesangial cels, it causes vasoconstriction and raised arterial blood pressure. This urea (Seldin, Giebisch 1985), to release the natriuretic hormone as well as to stimulate hepatic glycogenolysis (Abramov et al. 1987). The influence of vasopressin upon peritoneal transport of solutes was studied, too. ADH influenced the passage of phosphate and rubidium through the isolated rabbit mesentery (Berndt, Gosselin 1961) as well as sodium flux through isolated rabbit omentum (Shear et al. 1966). It caused the drop in urea dialysance in dogs subjected to peritoneal dialysis (Henderson et al. 1971). The subject of our study was the assessment of the action of the antidiuretic hormone under "in vitro" conditions upon the peritoneal transfer of urea, the solute present in human body fluids and removable by peritoneal dialysis.
M Radkowski; A Breborowicz; J Knapowski
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Publication Detail:
Type:  In Vitro; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta medica Polona     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0001-608X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Med Pol     Publication Date:  1989  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-05-10     Completed Date:  1991-05-10     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370326     Medline TA:  Acta Med Pol     Country:  POLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  17-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Mesentery / metabolism*
Urea / metabolism*
Vasopressins / pharmacology*
Reg. No./Substance:
11000-17-2/Vasopressins; 57-13-6/Urea

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