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Natriuretic peptide regulation of the kidney and urinary bladder in the cane toad, Bufo marinus
thesisposted on 2000-01-01, 00:00 authored by Stuart Kurt. Meier
The natriuretic peptide system of mammals is important in the control of blood volume but its function in non-mammalian animals is unclear. This study identified a functional natriuretic peptide system in an amphibian and showed that the hormones are involved in the control of fluid balance.