Title : Effects of TMB-8 and dantrolene on ACTH- and angiotensin-induced steroidogenesis by frog interrenal gland: evidence for a role of intracellular calcium in angiotensin action.

Pub. Date : 1987 Aug

PMID : 2820581






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1 Taken together, these results indicate that 1) dantrolene is a more specific agent than TMB-8 in inhibiting calcium mobilization from intracellular pool(s); 2) ACTH increases corticosteroidogenesis without inducing mobilization of intracellular calcium; 3) angiotensin II stimulates both the efflux of calcium from the endoplasmic reticulum and the influx of calcium through the plasma membrane; 4) calcium is required after prostaglandin production in the steroidogenic response of frog interrenal gland to angiotensin II. Prostaglandins proopiomelanocortin Homo sapiens