Title

Pathophysiology of low renin syndromes: sites of renal renin secretory impairment and prorenin overexpression

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Date

5-1-1993

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Arterioles; Diabetes Mellitus; Enzyme Precursors; Humans; Kidney; Renin; Syndrome

Disciplines

Psychiatry

Abstract

Reports on a study which examines the possible mechanisms of renin hyporesponsivity. Description of the phenomenon in diabetes mellitus and other clinical disorders classified along the lines of renin hyporesponsivity; Role of macula densa in the processing of prorenin to renin; Subcellular sites of potential dysregulation in renin secretory hyporesponsivity.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Kidney Int. 1993 May;43(5):983-99.

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

8510398