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Avpr2  -  arginine vasopressin receptor 2

Rattus norvegicus

Synonyms: AVPR V2, Antidiuretic hormone receptor, Renal-type arginine vasopressin receptor, V2R, Vasopressin V2 receptor
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  1. Chronic V2 vasopressin receptor stimulation increases basal blood pressure and exacerbates deoxycorticosterone acetate-salt hypertension. Fernandes, S., Bruneval, P., Hagege, A., Heudes, D., Ghostine, S., Bouby, N. Endocrinology (2002) [Pubmed]
  2. BSC1 inhibition complements effects of vasopressin V2 receptor antagonist on hyponatremia in SIADH rats. Kazama, I., Hatano, R., Michimata, M., Suzuki, K., Arata, T., Suzuki, M., Miyama, N., Sato, A., Satomi, S., Ejima, Y., Sasaki, S., Matsubara, M. Kidney Int. (2005) [Pubmed]
  3. Role of vasopressin in neurocardiogenic responses to hemorrhage in conscious rats. Imai, Y., Kim, C.Y., Hashimoto, J., Minami, N., Munakata, M., Abe, K. Hypertension (1996) [Pubmed]
  4. Stability of the vasopressin V2 receptor-adenylyl cyclase system in rat kidney. Shen, T., Laycock, J., Suzuki, Y., Defer, N., Hanoune, J. Eur. J. Pharmacol. (1998) [Pubmed]
  5. Intravenous administration of conivaptan hydrochloride improves cardiac hemodynamics in rats with myocardial infarction-induced congestive heart failure. Wada, K., Fujimori, A., Matsukawa, U., Arai, Y., Sudoh, K., Yatsu, T., Sasamata, M., Miyata, K. Eur. J. Pharmacol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  6. Rat renal arcade segment expresses vasopressin-regulated water channel and vasopressin V2 receptor. Kishore, B.K., Mandon, B., Oza, N.B., DiGiovanni, S.R., Coleman, R.A., Ostrowski, N.L., Wade, J.B., Knepper, M.A. J. Clin. Invest. (1996) [Pubmed]
  7. Expression and distribution of aquaporin of collecting duct are regulated by vasopressin V2 receptor in rat kidney. Hayashi, M., Sasaki, S., Tsuganezawa, H., Monkawa, T., Kitajima, W., Konishi, K., Fushimi, K., Marumo, F., Saruta, T. J. Clin. Invest. (1994) [Pubmed]
  8. Glomerular injury and tubular loss in adriamycin nephrosis. Javaid, B., Olson, J.L., Meyer, T.W. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. (2001) [Pubmed]
  9. Arginine vasopressin-mediated stimulation of nitric oxide within the rat renal medulla. Park, F., Zou, A.P., Cowley, A.W. Hypertension (1998) [Pubmed]
  10. Downregulation of renal vasopressin V2 receptor and aquaporin-2 expression parallels age-associated defects in urine concentration. Tian, Y., Serino, R., Verbalis, J.G. Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  11. Nitric oxide, but not vasopressin V2 receptor-mediated vasodilation, modulates vasopressin-induced renal vasoconstriction in rats. Loichot, C., Cazaubon, C., De Jong, W., Helwig, J.J., Nisato, D., Imbs, J.L., Barthelmebs, M. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch. Pharmacol. (2000) [Pubmed]
  12. Vascular effects of [Arg8]vasopressin in the isolated perfused rat kidney. Barthelmebs, M., Krieger, J.P., Grima, M., Nisato, D., Imbs, J.L. Eur. J. Pharmacol. (1996) [Pubmed]
  13. Vasopressin induces dopamine release and cyclic AMP efflux from the brain of water-deprived rats: inhibitory effect of vasopressin V2 receptor-mediated phosphorylation. Tyagi, M.G., Handa, R.K., Stephen, P.M., Bapna, J.S. Biological signals and receptors. (1998) [Pubmed]
  14. Expression of mRNAs encoding hormone receptors in the endolymphatic sac of the rat. Furuta, H., Sato, C., Kawaguchi, Y., Miyashita, T., Mori, N. Acta Otolaryngol. (1999) [Pubmed]
  15. Evidence for the existence of vasopressin V2 receptor mRNA in rat hippocampus. Hirasawa, A., Nakayama, Y., Ishiharada, N., Honda, K., Saito, R., Tsujimoto, G., Takano, Y., Kamiya, H. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (1994) [Pubmed]
  16. beta2-adrenergic but not vasopressin V2 receptor mRNAs are expressed in the stria vascularis of the rat inner ear. de Minteguiaga, C., Clerget, M.S., Tran Ba Huy, P., Elalouf, J.M. Pflugers Arch. (1998) [Pubmed]
  17. Vasopressin inhibits calcium-coupled sodium efflux system in rat brain. Kanda, F., Arieff, A.I. Am. J. Physiol. (1994) [Pubmed]
  18. Role of vasopressin V2 receptor in acute regulation of aquaporin-2. Hayashi, M., Sasaki, S., Tsuganezawa, H., Monkawa, T., Kitajima, W., Konishi, K., Fushimi, K., Marumo, F., Saruta, T. Kidney Blood Press. Res. (1996) [Pubmed]
  19. Vasopressin V2 (SR121463A) and V1a (SR49059) receptor antagonists both inhibit desmopressin vasorelaxing activity. Méchaly, I., Laurent, F., Portet, K., Serrano, J., Cros, G. Eur. J. Pharmacol. (1999) [Pubmed]
  20. Impaired potentiation by endothelin-1 and vasopressin of sympathetic contraction in tail artery from hypertensive rats. García-Villalón, A.L., Monge, L., Fernández, N., Sánchez, M.A., Martínez, M.A., Gómez, B., Diéguez, G. Cardiovasc. Res. (2000) [Pubmed]
  21. Desamino-8D-arginine vasopressin treatment of Brattleboro rats: effect on sensitivity to pressor hormones. Laycock, J.F. Eur. J. Pharmacol. (1994) [Pubmed]
  22. Influence of acute elevation of plasma AVP level on rat vasopressin V2 receptor and aquaporin-2 mRNA expression. Terashima, Y., Kondo, K., Mizuno, Y., Iwasaki, Y., Oiso, Y. J. Mol. Endocrinol. (1998) [Pubmed]
  23. Evidence for the presence of smooth muscle alpha-actin within pericytes of the renal medulla. Park, F., Mattson, D.L., Roberts, L.A., Cowley, A.W. Am. J. Physiol. (1997) [Pubmed]
  24. Localization of the vasopressin V1a and V2 receptors within the renal cortical and medullary circulation. Park, F., Mattson, D.L., Skelton, M.M., Cowley, A.W. Am. J. Physiol. (1997) [Pubmed]
  25. Oxytocin induces apical and basolateral redistribution of aquaporin-2 in rat kidney. Jeon, U.S., Joo, K.W., Na, K.Y., Kim, Y.S., Lee, J.S., Kim, J., Kim, G.H., Nielsen, S., Knepper, M.A., Han, J.S. Nephron Exp. Nephrol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  26. Antidiuretic action of tachykinin NK-3 receptor in the rat paraventricular nucleus. Eguchi, T., Takano, Y., Hatae, T., Saito, R., Nakayama, Y., Shigeyoshi, Y., Okamura, H., Krause, J.E., Kamiya, H. Brain Res. (1996) [Pubmed]
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