Role of Antidiuretic Hormone in Volume Regulation

  • Z. Arad
  • G. E. Rice
  • E. Skadhauge
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 105)


Recent theories on integration between osmotic and volume regulation places the antidiuretic hormone (ADH) in a central position. In this paper we outline first the concepts of osmotic and volume regulation in higher vertebrates, second we describe our own experiments which test a crucial consequence of the hypothesis stated most clearly by Gauer5.


Antidiuretic Hormone Volume Regulation Plasma Osmolality Domestic Fowl Pekin Duck 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. Arad
    • 1
  • G. E. Rice
    • 1
  • E. Skadhauge
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry The Royal VeterinaryAgricultural UniversityCopenhagen VDenmark

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