PMID: 42316Dec 1, 1979

Influence of mucosal and serosal pH on antidiuretic action in frog urinary bladder

The American Journal of Physiology
M ParisiJ Bourguet

Abstract

Mucosal acidification to pH 6.5 reduced by 88% the oxytocin- (2.2 x 10(-8) M) elicited increase of water permeability in frog urinary bladder. Mucosal alkalinization (pH 10.5) increased by as much as 200% the response to the same concentration of oxytocin. These effects were not observed when supramaximal concentrations of oxytocin were imployed. Similar changes were found when the serosal pH was modified. The hydrosmotic responses elicited by serosal hypertonicity or cyclic AMP plus theophylline were also affected by mucosal or serosal changes of the hydrogen in concentration, suggesting an effect at a post-cyclic AMP level. Important interactions were found between luminal pH and serosal hypertonicity when experimental conditions were employed similar to those observed in the collecting duct of mammalian nephron. Freeze-fracture studies showed that the number of intramembranous aggregates of particles induced by ADH in the luminal membrane was reduced by mucosal acidification and augmented by an increase in medium pH.

References

Jan 1, 1980·Pflügers Archiv : European journal of physiology·M ParisiL Alvarez

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