Tubular Actions of Arachidonic Acid Metabolites

Effects on NaCl and Water Transport
  • John B. StokesIII


The actions of products of arachidonic acid metabolism on renal tubular function has been the subject of intense investigation for well over a decade. The dissection of specific responses has utilized a miriad of techniques and approaches. The results, while not without some inconsistencies, can be integrated into several themes which, in general, follow a teleologically and physiologically consistent pattern.


Arachidonic Acid Renal Blood Flow Arachidonic Acid Metabolite Osmotic Water Permeability Toad Bladder 
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  • John B. StokesIII
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  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Iowa College of MedicineIowa CityUSA

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