Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 51 - Salt and Water Balance and Nitrogen Excretion - 51.6 - Kidney Function Is Regulated - 51.6 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1112: 1


Angiotensin uses several methods to maintain a moderate GFR. It can constrict the efferent renal arterioles and raise the pressure for blood exiting the glomerulus as a result. Angiotensin also constricts peripheral blood vessels throughout the body, which also increases blood pressure.

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