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NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Susan C. Opava-Stitzer was affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine - San Juan, Puerto Rico. Currently, May 2008, she is Dean of Research and Graduate Programs at California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo.
Antidiuretic horomone (ADH) is known to inhibit renin secretion in many species, but the mechanism of this inhibition and its importance in the control of renin secretion are unknown.