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ADH:

see antidiuretic hormoneantidiuretic hormone
, polypeptide hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland. Its principal action is to regulate the amount of water excreted by the kidneys. Antidiuretic hormone (ADH), known also as vasopressin, causes the kidneys to resorb water directly from the
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ADH

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ADH

On drawings, abbr. for adhesive.
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With approval by the institutional review board, the surgical pathology archives of Emory University Hospital (Atlanta, Georgia) were searched for recent cases of UIDH, ADH, and LG-DCIS.
Type 1: Classical severe DI: the pituitary fails to produce or release ADH
He says that in just the few years that ADH has been in existence, landfill costs have doubled, while fuel costs have also escalated.
In animal models, AQP2 was induced 150% to 200% by administration of an ADH analog, dehydration, or in a model of cirrhosis produced by carbon tetrachloride.
It has been hypothesized that the ADH enzyme encoded by the ADH1B*3 allele reduces the risk for alcoholism by causing alcohol to be metabolized more rapidly compared with ADH enzymes encoded by ADHIB*1.
In total, the DNA array will allow a diagnosis in ~40% of the clinically diagnosed ADH patients.
Spectrophotometric measurement of ADH activity was performed according to Skursky et al.
He points out that studies have found evidence that ADH breaks down naturally produced hormones such as dopamine much faster than ethanol.
One of the 3 patients with ADH had microcalcifications in addition to ADH.
Earlier this month, ADH announced that 28,000 high school students in the state smoke, which is down from 34,223 in 2005.
There are several types of ADH and ALDH, each of which may exist in several variants (i.
We describe for the first time the use of ADH as a linking reagent between glycoenzyme (HRP) and a steroid carboxylic derivative to prepare enzyme conjugate for ELISA.