vasopressin


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hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus

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The dogs that reacted aggressively showed more vasopressin in their systems, which might indicate a link between this hormone and aggression.
Statistically significant differences were found in the distributions of arginine vasopressin receptor 1a gene rs113481894 locus T allele between type I hepatorenal syndrome patients and the control group (odds ratio= 2.
Barbieri referenced, and the authors note a risk of injecting vasopressin into a vessel.
Vasopressin, a vasoconstrictive drug with a short half-life of 20 minutes is often used in gynaecological surgery to decrease blood loss and improve visualization of the surgical field.
Desmopressin or 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin (DDAVP) can increase the serum levels of von Willebrand factor (vWF) and coagulation factor VIII, so it can enhance platelet (PLT) function and improve coagulation.
7) The hormonal cascade involves the release of corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) and arginine vasopressin (AVP) from the hypothalamic paraventricular and supraoptic nuclei.
14) These drugs are competitive inhibitors of vasopressin, with the effective dose dependent on vasopressin serum levels.
Antidiuretic hormone also called vasopressin has been shown to induce vasoconstriction and might cause a slight increase in blood pressure.
suggested that the injection of vasopressin during laparoscopic excision of endometriomas reduces the use of coagulation and thus may protect ovarian reserve (10).
research assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, demonstrate that elevated secretion of arginine vasopressin (AVP) can be a very early biomarker of a preeclamptic pregnancy.
A team of researchers led by JosEa Lemos from the University of Massachusetts Medical School examined the mechanisms at play during secretion of vasopressin from nerve terminals in the posterior pituitary gland, which releases the neuropeptide into the blood so that it can make its way to the kidney and regulate water retention.
Two hormones that are commonly associated with this stage are oxytocin and vasopressin," point out Dr Schlatter.
Some contributors offer biomedical data (on oxytocin and vasopressin, for instance), others offer theoretical models of emotional processing (the PANIC and GRIEF systems, for instance).
A molecular timekeeper called vasopressin steadies the dally rhythms of the body and may hamper acclimatization to new time zones.