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Title: The role of potassium ions in angiotensin II-stimulated aldosterone synthesis
Author: Shepherd, Ruth Mary
Awarding Body: University of Glasgow
Current Institution: University of Glasgow
Date of Award: 1989
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Angiotensin II (AII) stimulation of aldosterone synthesis entails depolarisation of the zona glomerulosa (ZG) cells. Since the ZG membrane potential is known to depend on the membrane permeability to potassium ions (K+), this study investigated the relationship between 43K efflux from freshly-isolated bovine ZG cells and basal and AII-stimulated aldosterone release.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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