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Flashcards in reg 5 Deck (5):
1

In vasculature, ANP is a

vasodilator (inhibits endothelin release)

2

In adrenal gland, ANP

inhibits release of aldosterone and renin

3

cGMP functions

1. activates SERCA
2. stimulates Ca2+ uptake
3. decreases cytoplasmic Ca2+

4

“capacitance vessels”

Veins

5

Veins more compliant than arteries, which means that:

more change in volume for same change in pressure.