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L34-Additional-slides - Inhibits secretion of vasopressin...

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Atrial Natriuretic Peptide (ANP) Produced in specialized cells within the atria Secreted in response to stretch associated with increase in blood volume ANP increases urine output and consequently lowers blood volume and pressure Acts as an antagonist with RAA pathway Increases excretion of Na + in urine Increases GFR by relaxing contractile cells that control size of filtration slits of glomerulus
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Unformatted text preview: Inhibits secretion of vasopressin Take home question Inhibitors of ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) are group of chemicals that are used to treat hypertension and other human diseases. Based on what you have learned in Bio225, please explain how these ACE inhibitors can help in the treatment of hypertension (It is fine to draw a diagram)....
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course BIO 225 taught by Professor Pavgi during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.

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