Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 44 - 44.5 - Concept Check - Page 994: 3


High blood pressure.

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Aldosterone promotes the reuptake of water and sodium in the collecting duct. Excessive levels of aldosterone would be expected to cause the body to reabsorb much more sodium and water than would be necessary, causing elevated blood pressure.
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