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Abstract The kinin B 1 receptors (B 1 Rs), stimulated by desArg 9 kinins, are completely inducible, notably following treatment of animals with bacterial lipopolysaccharide. Several studies based on cultured cells have suggested a form of autoregulation of kinin receptors, because B 2 receptor (B...
Abstract Kinin effects on epithelial electrogenic ion transport are reviewed, with reference to the alimentary tract. The transported ion is usually chloride, but some epithelia also transport bicarbonate. The key components of the transport system are the sodium-potassium-chloride cotransporter,...