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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AQP6vs, AQP2 and/or AQP6ub are also expressed in these epithelial cells and are translocated to the apical membrane in response to arginine vasotocin, thereby regulating water absorption/reabsorption.
Water movement in these osmoregulatory organs is controlled by the neurohypophyseal hormone, arginine vasotocin (AVT; i.
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