Aldosterone from the adrenal cortex causes sodium ions to be

Question:

What effect does aldosterone from the adrenal cortex have on sodium ions?

Effects of Aldosterone:

Aldosterone is a corticosteroid hormone that helps to maintain the correct amount of fluid in the body. Aldosterone affects fluid levels by impacting the the sodium-potassium pump.

Answer and Explanation:

In addition to causing potassium to be excreted, aldosterone from the adrenal cortex causes sodium ions to be conserved.

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Adrenal Cortex: Aldosterone and Body Fluid Balance

from Biology 105: Anatomy & Physiology

Chapter 12 / Lesson 11
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