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Aldosterone

Handbook of Physiology, The Endocrine System, Endocrine Regulation of Water and Electrolyte Balance

  1. Arunabha Ganguly

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp070305

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Ganguly, A. 2011. Aldosterone. Comprehensive Physiology. 156–227.

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Regulation of Synthesis and Secretion
    • 1.1
      Agents Stimulating Aldosterone Secretion
    • 1.2
      Agents Inhibiting Aldosterone Secretion
    • 1.3
      Other Factors
    • 1.4
      Pathophysiological Regulation of Aldosterone Secretion
  • 2
    Cellular Actions
    • 2.1
      Receptors
    • 2.2
      11β-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase
    • 2.3
      Sodium Channel
    • 2.4
      Sodium-Potassium Adenosinetriphosphatase
    • 2.5
      Effects on the Kidney
    • 2.6
      Effects on the Colon
    • 2.7
      Effects on the Vascular Smooth Muscle
    • 2.8
      Effects on the Brain
    • 2.9
      Effects on the Skin
    • 2.10
      Effects on the Heart
    • 2.11
      Possible Non-genomic Effects