catecholamine


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any of a group of chemicals including epinephrine and norepinephrine that are produced in the medulla of the adrenal gland

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Catecholamine therapy inducing dynamic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction.
Martin AO, Mathieu MN, Chevillard C, Guerineaux N (2001) Gap junctions mediate electrical signaling and ensuing cytosolic Ca2+ increases between chromaffine cells in adrenal slices: a role in catecholamine release.
The authors noted: "Reduced sodium intake reduces blood pressure and has no adverse effect on blood lipids, catecholamine levels, or renal function, and moderate quality evidence in children shows that a reduction in sodium intake reduces blood pressure.
Adipocyte lipolysis is also stimulated by catecholamine hormones by elevating cellular cAMP content and activating cAMP-dependent protein kinase A (PKA) (Londos et al.
Effective treatment for ADHD directly affects catecholamine signaling in the prefrontal cortex.
However, the reduced blood lactate concentrations may suggest an AMS-prophylactic effect of IH by reducing catecholamine levels during subsequent high-altitude exposures.
Metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) is a catecholamine analogue, taken up by 90% of paragangliomas and is used for localisation (123I-MIBG) and therapy (131I-MIBG) (9).
Transcellular distribution of potassium is maintained by the Na+/K+--ATPase activity in the cell membrane, and it is mainly influenced by the action of insulin and beta-adrenergic catecholamines.
His plasma catecholamine levels showed elevated norepinephrine (2560 pg/mL, normal below 142 pg/mL), with normal dopamine (37 pg/mL, normal below 142 pg/mL) and epinephrine (43 pg/mL, normal below 99 pg/mL).
Neurologists and cardiologists are absolutely aware of catecholamine surge causing neu-rocardiogenic injury in massive neurologic insults like subarachnoid [hemorrhagej or acute hydrocephalus, or seizures," Dr.
Phaeochromocytoma and catecholamine induced cardiomyopathy presenting as heart failure.
Cinnamaldehyde is a major constituent isolated from cinnamon bark and has demonstrated ability to stimulate catecholamine release from the adrenal glands in previous research.
Alterations in catecholamine neurotransmitter signaling also are present in children with ADHD.
Heart rate, systolic and diastolic blood pressure were measured at all blood collection times in addition to catecholamine data and free fatty acids and glycerol values.
This was accompanied by both nighttime and daytime reductions in catecholamine levels, Dr.