"Mineralocorticoids" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A group of CORTICOSTEROIDS primarily associated with water and electrolyte balance. This is accomplished through the effect on ION TRANSPORT in renal tubules, resulting in retention of sodium and loss of potassium. Mineralocorticoid secretion is itself regulated by PLASMA VOLUME, serum potassium, and ANGIOTENSIN II.
- Mineralocorticoid Effect
- Effect, Mineralocorticoid
- Mineralocorticoid Effects
- Effects, Mineralocorticoid
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Mineralocorticoids" by people in Profiles.
Adamidis A, Cantas-Orsdemir S, Tsirka A, Abbott MA, Visintainer P, Tonyushkina K. Apparent Mineralocorticoid Excess in the Pediatric Population: Report of a Novel Pathogenic Variant of the 11?-HSD2 Gene and Systematic Review of the Literature. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2019 Mar; 16(3):335-358.
Lashansky G, Saenger P, Dimartino-Nardi J, Gautier T, Mayes D, Berg G, Reiter E. Normative data for the steroidogenic response of mineralocorticoids and their precursors to adrenocorticotropin in a healthy pediatric population. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1992 Dec; 75(6):1491-6.