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Experientia

, Volume 36, Issue 11, pp 1333–1334 | Cite as

Renin in mouse but not in rat submandibular glands

  • B. J. Morris
  • R. T. de Zwart
  • J. A. Young
Article

Summary

Renin was found in the submandibular glands of male Quackenbush mice in concentrations higher than has been reported for any tissue of any strain or species. However, no renin-like activity could be detected in glands from male and female Wistar rats using either pH 5.8 or 7.4 for assay and a radioimmunoassay specific for renin's reaction product, angiotensin I. Rabbit submandibular glands contained renin.

Keywords

Angiotensin Renin Submandibular Gland Rabbit Submandibular Gland 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. J. Morris
    • 1
  • R. T. de Zwart
    • 1
  • J. A. Young
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyThe University of SydneySydneyAustralia

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