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Renal sympathoinhibition induced by hypernatremia: Involvement of A1 noradrenergic neurons.

Pedrino GR, Rosa DA, Korim WS, Cravo SL (2008) Renal sympathoinhibition induced by hypernatremia: Involvement of A1 noradrenergic neurons. Auton Neurosci 142(1-2):55-63. doi: 10.1016/j.autneu.2008.06.006

Summary: A1 noradrenergic neurons in the caudal ventrolateral medulla (CVLM) are thought to contribute to body fluid homeostasis and cardiovascular regulation. In order to examine the role these neurons play on inhibition of renal sympathetic nerve activity (RSNA) induced by hypertonic saline infusion, rats received 6.3 ng of anti-DBH-SAP (Cat. #IT-03) into the CVLM. Saporin (Cat. #PR-01) was used as a control. Animals treated with anti-DBH-SAP displayed lengthened duration of the pressor response and sustained RSNA.

Related Products: Anti-DBH-SAP (Cat. #IT-03), Saporin (Cat. #PR-01)