Relationships between the Natriferic Action of Oxytocin and the Active Transport of Sodium through the Frog’s Skin

  • F. Morel
  • F. Bastide
Conference paper


It is not yet completely established whether oxytocin increases the net flux of sodium through the epithelial cells of the amphibian skin and bladder by increasing the passive permeability coefficient to sodium of the mucosal border [1, 2] or by stimulating the active transport mechanism itself.


Electrochemical Gradient Short Circuit Current Frog Skin Bathing Medium Mucosal Membrane 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Morel
    • 1
  • F. Bastide
    • 1
  1. 1.Departement of BiologyCommissariat à l’Energie AtomiqueSaclay (S. et O.)France

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