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1 Vasopressin Gobind Gill

2 Structure

3 Structure

4 Background Hypothalamus Pituitary Gland Stimulii Functions
Water retention in kidney Blood vessel constriction

5 Regulation in Kidney

6 Regulation in Kidney

7 Site of Action in Kidney

8 Mechanism of Action

9 Mechanism of Action

10 Mechanism of action

11 Other Influencers

12 Vasopressin-Related Disorders
Central diabetes insipidus Thirst Dehydration Large volume of dilute urine Treatment: desmopressin Hyponatremia Low blood osmolarity Increased water retention Side effects: headache, nausea vomiting, fatigue, loss of apetite Treatment: VR2 agonist

13 Questions

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