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Author Pollock, David M., 1955-
Title Endothelin in the kidney [electronic resource] / David M. Pollock and Erika I. Boesen.
Publication Info. San Rafael, Calif. (1537 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901 USA) : Morgan & Claypool, c2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Colloquium series on integrated systems physiology, from molecule to function ; # 28. 2154-5626
Note Title from PDF t.p. (viewed on November 16, 2011).
Part of: Colloquium digital library of life sciences.
Series from website.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 59-77).
Contents 1. Discovery of endothelin --
2. Basic biology of the endothelin system -- 2.1 Introduction to endothelin -- 2.2 General hemodynamic effects of the endothelin system -- 2.3 Broad framework of the renal endothelin system --
3. Renal localization -- 3.1 Sites of production -- 3.2 Receptor distribution -- 3.2.1 Renal vascular distribution -- 3.2.2 Glomeruli -- 3.2.3 Tubular and collecting duct system -- 3.2.4 Renal medullary interstitial cells --
4. Renal hemodynamics -- 4.1 Effects of exogenous endothelin -- 4.1.1 Total renal blood flow -- 4.1.2 Cortical microcirculation -- 4.1.3 Medullary blood flow -- 4.2 Influence of endogenous endothelins on renal perfusion --
5. Renal tubular actions of endothelin -- 5.1 Proximal tubule -- 5.2 Thick ascending limb -- 5.3 Collecting duct -- 5.4 The renal medulla, interface of tubular and hemodynamic mechanisms --
6. Endothelin in neural modulation of renal function -- 6.1 Sympathetic nervous system -- 6.1.1 Renin release -- 6.1.2 Tubular reabsorption -- 6.1.3 Renal vasoconstriction -- 6.2 Afferent sensory nerves -- 6.3 Endothelin-neural interactions in disease states --
7. Physiological role of endothelin -- 7.1 Lessons from genetic models -- 7.2 Pharmacological results --
8. Endothelin in renal pathology -- 8.1 Hypertension -- 8.1.1 Animal studies -- 8.1.2 Human studies -- 8.2 Diabetic nephropathy -- 8.3 Acute kidney injury --
References -- Author biographies.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Endothelins.
Kidneys -- Physiology.
Renal circulation.
Endothelins.
Kidney -- physiology.
Renal Circulation.
endothelin
ETA receptor
ETB receptor
renal blood flow
sodium excretion
diabetes
hypertension
collecting duct
renal nerves
kidney
Added Author Boesen, Erika I.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: 9781615042104
ISBN 9781615042111 (electronic bk.)
1615042113 (electronic bk.)
9781615042104 (pbk.)
Standard No. 10.4199/C00042ED1V01Y201110ISP028 doi
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