APS Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology

Recent Advances in Ion Transporters and Water Channels in Fluid Balance or Blood Pressure Regulation

Nonfunded Featured Topic — Friday, April 30, 2021 — 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM — Virtual Session, Room APS-11
Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Section — Chair: Jialong (Joe) Zhuo — Co-Chair:

This session will provide recent advances in ion transporters and water channels in fluid balance or blood pressure regulation.


  • Abstract 1 -  Angiotensin II Stimulates Basolateral Conductance in Intercalated but Not Principal Cells of the Collecting Duct by Promoting Generation of Reactive Oxygen Species
    Naghmeh Hassanzadeh Khayyat — Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
    2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Abstract 2 - Selective Renal Silencing of the Calcineurin Homologous Protein-1 Decreases Blood Pressure in Balb/cJ Mice
    Francesca DiSole — Medicine and Health Sciences, Des Moines University
    2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Abstract 3 - Administration of MIP3-Alpha Neutralizing Antibody Reduces the Renal Infiltration of Dendritic Cells and Th17s and Attenuates Progressive Proteinuria in Obese Dahl Salt-Sensitive Rats
    Ubong S. Ekperikpe — Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Abstract 4 - AT1-AAs Cause Vascular Endothelial Mitochondrial Oxidative Stress Associated with Preeclampsia
    Evangeline Deer — Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of MS Medical Center
    2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Abstract 5 - Angiotensin II Signaling in the Median Preoptic Nucleus Persists in Renin KO Rats: an in vitro Sniffer Cell Study
    George Edward Farmer — Anatomy and Physiology, UNT Health Science Center
    3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Abstract 6 - Aromatase Inhibition Increases Blood Pressure in Female Sprague Dawley Rats
    Rawan N. Almutlaq — Cardiorenal Physiology and Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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