Vasopressin is a hormone that is primarily released when the body is low on water. Release of vasopressin causes the kidneys to conserve water by concentrating urine and decreasing urine output. However, vasopressin also has additional functions in other tissues such as the brain and blood vessels, which are not directly involved in urine production. How could it be possible for vasopressin to trigger different responses in different tissues?
a. Vasopressin can bind to, and act on, different receptor subtypes, leading to different cellular responses in different tissues.
b. Vasopressin can be released at different times to result in different effects.
c. Because vasopressin is a hormone, it can be sent to specific regions of the body leading to specific effects
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