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Synonyms for vasopressin

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

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Familari M, Smith AI, Smith R, Funder JW Arginine vasopressin is a much more potent stimulus to ACTH release from ovine anterior pituitary cells than ovine corticotropin-releasing factor.
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.
Hyponatremia in marathon runners due to inappropriate arginine vasopressin secretion.
Arginine vasopressin (AVP) is a cyclic nonapeptide synthesized by neurosecretory cells of the central nervous system (CNS).
Increased thirst and plasma arginine vasopressin levels during 2-deoxy-d-glucose-induced glucoprivation in humans.
Key Words: arginine vasopressin, one-lung ventilation, shunt, systemic oxygenation
Subsequent studies in marathon runners with EAH-induced encephalopathy including two cases of fatal cerebral edema demonstrated euvolemia with non-osmotic secretion of arginine vasopressin (AVP).
This is in part due to its physical and biological similarity to arginine vasopressin.
Arginine vasopressin (AVP) was extracted using previous methods (7) using an AVP Radioimmunoassay kit supplied from Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Texas, USA.
Adjunctive short-term arginine vasopressin antagonism may be considered for the patient with established low [ejection fraction]," Dr.
Their study last September examined the levels of serotonin, a neurotransmitter that contributes to mood, and arginine vasopressin receptor la, a hormone associated with social communication and bonding.
Endogenous substances, such as arginine vasopressin (AVP), modulate the thermoregulatory response during fever and are referred to as endogenous antipyretics.
neuropeptides), such as brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and arginine vasopressin (AVP).
Early experimental studies in laboratory rodents tended to support this idea [2], and the diabetes insipidus was linked to a reduction in the release of arginine vasopressin (AVP) from the posterior pituitary.
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