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Renin is released when: (LQ)



A Low phosphate
B Low sodium

C High phosphate
D High sodium

Ans. B Low sodium

RENINis an enzyme that is produced and stored in the granules of the juxtaglomerular cells surrounding the afferent arterioles of glomeruli in the kidney. Following stimuli increase its secretion: Q

• Sodium depletion

• Diuretics

• Hypotension

• Hemorrhage

• Upright posture

• Dehydration

• Constriction of renal artery or aorta

• Cardiac failure

• Cirrhosis

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