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Kallikrein-Kinin System

"Kallikrein-Kinin System" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A system of metabolic interactions by products produced in the distal nephron of the KIDNEY. These products include KALLIKREIN; KININS; KININASE I; KININASE II; and ENKEPHALINASE. This system participates in the control of renal functions. It interacts with the RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN-ALDOSTERONE SYSTEM to regulate BLOOD PRESSURE, generation of PROSTAGLANDINS, release of VASOPRESSINS, and WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Kallikrein-Kinin System" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Kallikrein-Kinin System" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2007 and 2015
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