Results for: Aldosterone

What does aldosterone do?

  Aldosterone is a hormone that is produced by the adrenal glands. It works primarily on kidney (renal) cells to help maintain the balance of fluids and electrolytes in ou (MORE)

Function of Aldosterone?

Aldosterone is the primary of several endogenous members of the class of mineralocorticoids in human. Deoxycorticosterone is another important member of this class. Aldostero (MORE)

What is the target of aldosterone?

the main target is the distal tubule of the kidney =) because it (undirectly) aids in water reabsorption, it would only make sense to target the kidney aldosterones main p (MORE)

What endocrine organ produces aldosterone?

Aldosterone is produced by the adrenal cortex, specifically the outer adrenal cortex called the Glomuerulosa. The adrenal cortex is also composed of an Mid section called the (MORE)
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What structure produces aldosterone?

Aldosterone is produced in the adrenal cortex= the outer layer of the adrenal gland. The adrenal glands are on the top of the kidneys.
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