Navigation Links
Hypertension researcher encourages colleagues to expand their focus
Date:9/14/2013

elin B receptor plays a critical role in eliminating both acute and chronic salt loads by activating nitric oxide, a potent dilator of blood vessels, in the kidneys. In fact, the kidneys make more endothelin than any place in the body.

"We had no idea it was going to be this important in salt regulation," Pollock said. "The main point I want to make is that people studying hypertension, salt-sensitivity particularly, need to consider what is happening to the endothelin system when they are doing their research. There are only a handful of us who have been studying it with any real intensity."

Key questions include how the B receptor gets turned off. Interestingly, researchers already know that the angiotensin system shuts the receptor down when patients are on a low-salt diet. Do hypertensive patients on a low-salt diet also have their B receptors turned off? "It's a good question and another reason that targeting the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system may not give you the whole answer," Pollock said.

The Lewis K. Dahl Memorial Lecture was established in 1988 by the Council for High Blood Pressure Research in honor of Dahl's pioneering work on the relations between salt, the kidney and hypertension, and for establishing the Dahl salt-sensitive rat, a major genetically based experimental model of hypertension. Pollock has been a fellow of the council since 2000.


'/>"/>

Contact: Toni Baker
tbaker@gru.edu
706-721-4421
Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Second-generation drug used for hypertension aids heart function independent of blood pressure
2. OHSU study shows that a molecule critical to nerve cells increases drammatically during hypertension
3. Sodium transporter appears likely target for treating salt-sensitive hypertension
4. Study uncovers mechanism for how grapes reduce heart failure associated with hypertension
5. Study by UC Santa Barbara researchers suggests that bacteria communicate by touch
6. UC Santa Barbara researchers discover genetic link between visual pathways of hydras and humans
7. Study jointly led by UCSB researcher supports theory of extraterrestrial impact
8. U of Alberta researcher steps closer to understand autoimmune diseases
9. Researchers attempt to solve problems of antibiotic resistance and bee deaths in one
10. UNH researchers find African farmers need better climate change data to improve farming practices
11. Ottawa researchers to lead world-first clinical trial of stem cell therapy for septic shock
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/3/2014)... 2014 As part of our commitment to ... pleased to announce the release of a new reader ... the workforce data that they need. The ... by existing readers. Many such devices have serious shortcomings ... technology. Older models force users to navigate numerous complicated ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... VIEW, Calif. , Nov. 20, 2014 ... higher driver efficiency are piloting the North American and ... number of accidents growing, gesture recognition systems that are ... make a mark in the industry. ... the Automotive Gesture Recognition Market in Europe ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... , Nov. 18, 2014  The Secure ... Industry Association today jointly announce the formation of ... release of its Identity and Biometric Entry ... The Framework received official support from BORDERPOL, the ... to improve and provide expertise regarding border security, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Inception Technologies to Release New Biometric Reader 2Gesture Recognition Intensifies with the Rise of In-car Smartphone Integration, Says Frost & Sullivan 2Gesture Recognition Intensifies with the Rise of In-car Smartphone Integration, Says Frost & Sullivan 3Gesture Recognition Intensifies with the Rise of In-car Smartphone Integration, Says Frost & Sullivan 4Identity Management, Document Authentication and Biometric Companies Form "The Airport Entry and Exit Working Group", Releasing the Framework to Help Guide the Department of Homeland Security and Congress Towards Solutions 2Identity Management, Document Authentication and Biometric Companies Form "The Airport Entry and Exit Working Group", Releasing the Framework to Help Guide the Department of Homeland Security and Congress Towards Solutions 3
... Miss. The University of Mississippi Medical Center will ... of initiatives intended to convert laboratory discoveries into new ... An agreement between the institutions, titled ... was formally announced July 8 at UMMC during a ...
... Bio-NMR Center at the VIB Department of Molecular and Cellular ... a scientific breakthrough that made it into the leading science ... possible to determine the dynamic structure of proteins. So Flemish ... activity of certain proteins involved in the stress physiology of ...
... Defeating the flu is challenging because the virus ... genetic code, making it difficult for scientists to manufacture ... manner. Now, a University of Miami (UM) computer scientist, ... Brook University have developed a rapid and effective approach ...
Cached Biology News:UMMC and Mayo Clinic sign agreement to increase research and training 2UMMC and Mayo Clinic sign agreement to increase research and training 3Flemish researchers provide the first experimental evidence of dynamic allostery in protein regulation 2Scientists use computer algorithms to develop seasonal flu vaccines 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... 19, 2014 In contrast to traditional ... with various colors, Valoya uses proprietary LED technology to ... best possible uniformity which is critical in low proximity ... spectral accuracy throughout its lifetime which is up to ... , "The investment cost was clearly higher when ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... -- Decision Resources Group finds that the Asia ... through 2023 as the aging population, increasing adoption of ... all spur procedure volumes. Growth will be particularly rapid ... and India , where rising ... a larger proportion of the population. Other ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... YORK , Dec. 18, 2014 Relmada ... therapies for the treatment of chronic pain, announced the ... today. "This was a transformational year in ... promising future for our company," said Sergio Traversa ... year, we have executed on key financial, human resource ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... December 16, 2014 “Never say, ... Philipps- Universität Marburg’s Department of Physics, advises young ... the newly released SPIE Women in Optics ... too shy to ask questions.” , In the ... and mathematics) occupations ranging from university professor and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 2Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 3Relmada Therapeutics Announces Results of Annual Shareholders Meeting 2Network, Multitask, Persevere: SPIE Women in Optics Planner Subjects Share from Experience 2Network, Multitask, Persevere: SPIE Women in Optics Planner Subjects Share from Experience 3
... , STANFORD, Calif. In what could be a ... University research shows promise in enhancing and controlling the ... human cell cultures, potentially overcoming one of the therapy,s ... synthetic biology, an emerging field in which researchers can ...
... April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE YMI, TSX:YM), ... base shelf prospectus, dated September 16, 2009 , with the Ontario ... 16, 2009 , forming part of its U.S. registration statement, with the ... , , ...
... April 26 Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in ... Future of Red Biotechnology in China ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0189383/Future-of-Red-Biotechnology-in-China.html , ... biotechnology (RB) refers to the biotechnology applied in pharmaceutical production and it has become the ...
Cached Biology Technology:New technique reinforces immune cells that seek and destroy cancer, says Stanford researcher 2New technique reinforces immune cells that seek and destroy cancer, says Stanford researcher 3YM BioSciences announces controlled equity offering 2YM BioSciences announces controlled equity offering 3Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 2Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 3Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 4Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 5Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 6Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 7Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 8Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 9Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 10Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 11Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 12Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 13Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 14Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 15Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 16Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 17Reportlinker Adds Future of Red Biotechnology in China 18
Rabbit polyclonal to Glutathione S Transferase alpha ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Full length protein: Human Glutathione S Transferase alpha. Entrez GeneID: 2938 Swi...
Chicken polyclonal to Thioredoxin domain containing 9 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Full length protein (Human) Entrez Gene ID: 10190 Swiss Protein ID: O14530...
Anti-Mouse IgM Heavy Chain:FITC, Clone LO-MM-9, Monoclonal Antibody...
Mouse anti-IkBa/MAD-3 Class: Antibody Product Group: Signalling molecules and phospho-specific Antibody...
Biology Products: