Micropuncture of the distal tubule in triton nephron and ultramicroanalysis of samples showed that vasotocin stimulates transport of Ca2+, Na+, Mg2+, and Cl- from the nephron lumen and increases permeability of the tubular wall for water. Prostaglandin E2 suppresses these processes.
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