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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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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).
The plasma arginine vasopressin response to insulin-induced hypoglycemia in children with short stature is related to age and the onset of puberty.
Arginine vasopressin (AVP), a potent systemic vasoconstrictor is reported to exhibit minimal effects on the pulmonary circulation (5) and hence could be an attractive alternative drug to correct arterial hypotension during OLV (e.
Marathon runners with EAH-induced encephalopathy including two cases with fatal cerebral edema showed measurable levels of arginine vasopressin (AVP), fulfilling the essential diagnostic criteria for the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) (5,6).
Response of plasma arginine vasopressin to nicotine in normal man.
Arginine vasopressin in the pathogenesis of febrile convulsion and temporal lobe epilepsy.
Aging alters the rhythmic expression of vasocative intestinal polypeptide mRNA but not arginine vasopressin mRNA in the suprachiasmatic nuclei of female rats.
Copeptin, a stable peptide of the arginine vasopressin precursor, is elevated in hemorrhagic and septic shock.
The study, a collaboration between scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the University of Utah, found that people with WS flushed with the hormones oxytocin and arginine vasopressin (AVP) when exposed to emotional triggers.
The mechanism of action of arginine vasopressin (AVP) antagonists for treatment of euvolemic hyponatremia was misstated in "Hyponatremia During Exercise: Act Promptly" (Sept.
Cardiac and renal effects of levosimendan, arginine vasopressin, and norepinephrine in lipopolysaccharide-treated rabbits.
The findings indicate that this condition is caused by a decrease in urine production due to inappropriate secretion of arginine vasopressin (AVP).
It's been well established two hormones play a significant role in defining social behaviors and emotional perceptions: oxytocin (OXT) and arginine vasopressin (AVP).
For the study, researchers observed 21 people while they listened to music, and took blood samples to track levels of the hormones oxytocin and arginine vasopressin (AVP).
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