Hold the salt: Vasopressor role for BDNF

Krisztina Marosi, Mark P. Mattson

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Abstract

In a recent publication in Neuron, Choe et al. (2015) demonstrate that brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) signaling mediates salt-induced blood pressure elevation by increasing the excitability of hypothalamic vasopressin-secreting neurons. These findings suggest complex roles for BDNF in adaptive cardiovascular responses to physiological challenges and in the pathogenesis of hypertension.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)509-510
Number of pages2
JournalCell Metabolism
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 7 2015

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physiology
  • Medicine(all)

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