renal tubule

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renal tubule

[′rēn·əl ′tü·byül]
(anatomy)
One of the glandular tubules which elaborate urine in the kidneys.
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Insulin-like growth factor binding protein 7 and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases-2: differential expression and secretion in human kidney tubule cells.
The second major component is a bioreactor that contains human kidney tubule cells embedded within microscopic scaffolding.
For instance, Aqp3b is expressed in the basolateral membrane of chloride cells, but it is located apically in the kidney tubule cells of European eel; Aqp8b is localized in the apical membrane of enterocytes but is basolateral in proximal tubule cells of Atlantic salmon.
These chemicals in the urine can be carcinogenic to kidney tubule cells.
The kidney tubule of a fruit fly is easy to study because it is transparent and accessible," said physiologist Michael F.
It is thought during GC excess abnormal handling of cations, sodium (Na(+)) and calcium (Ca(2+)), occur either primarily or in part by the kidney tubule (Ferrari, 2003).
Barry Brenner, an eminent renal physiologist, was the first to note fully the dangers of excess protein for the kidney tubule.
The disease process helps you identify a normal part of the [kidney's] hardware," Grantham says, adding that the gene could play a role in regulating the growth of the epithelial, or skinlike, cells that make up the wall of the kidney tubule.
MUC1 marks collecting tubules, renal vesicles, comma- and S-shaped bodies in human developing kidney tubules, renal vesicles, comma- and s-shaped bodies in human kidney.
It can form stones in the kidneys, which can likewise cause excruciating pain when the kidney tubules, where the urine passes, are blocked.