Week 13 extras 1 Worksheet

Week 13 extras 1 Worksheet - Regulation of Blood Pressure...

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Regulation of Blood Pressure Renin - Angiotensin- Aldosterone  Aldosterone  is secreted by the adrenal glands Renin  is secreted by kidney cells Angiotensinogen  ( pre-angiotensin) is produced by the liver  Renin  Juxtaglomerular cells of the kidney produce renin Renin is an enzyme that converts angiotensinogen to angiotensin I  Angiotensin  Starts as  angiotensinogen  - produced by the  liver Converted to angiotensin I by renin  from the  kidneys Angiotensin I is converted to angiotensin II  in the  lungs  with the help of  ACE  (angiotensin converting enzyme)   Angiotensin II  Active hormone; causes elevation of blood pressure Stimulates the production of  aldosterone  by the adrenal glands Stimulates secretion of  ADH Stimulates  thirst and increased fluid  intake Stimulates 
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