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Kallikrein-Kinin System MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Kallikrein-Kinin System
Tree Number(s)
G02.111.635.500.500
G03.493.485
G03.615.500.500
G07.410.810.500.500
G09.330.380.690
Unique ID
D016234
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016234
Scope Note
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.
Entry Version
KK SYSTEM
Previous Indexing
Kallikrein (1966-1990)
Kinins (1966-1990)
See Also
Renin-Angiotensin System
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/05/07
Revision Date
2016/06/30
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