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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While there was a decrease in the scope of renal tubule damage in the treatment group of our study, it was not statistically significant.
In addition to its expression in the proximal renal tubule, SGLT-1 is abundant in intestinal mucosa enterocytes, where it facilitates the absorption of dietary glucose.
Functional unit of kidney is nephron which is composed of glomerulus, proximal and distal renal tubules.
The alterations found in the kidney of fish in the present study were pycknosis (p), necrosis (N), disintegrated renal tubule (DR), vacuole (V), shrunk glomerulus (SG) etc after exposure to both concentrations (1.
In shark kidney, Aqp4 is expressed in a select range of renal tubule segments (Cutler et al.
CF-related kidney disease traditionally, the kidney has been thought to be one of the organs not affected by the CF condition, despite the fact that the CFTR protein abnormality is expressed in renal tubule cells.
The Introduction then finishes with a clear question (whether intravenous narezode would attenuate the metabolic acidosis and renal tubule damage associated with ethylene glycol poisoning).
It seems that the increase in GGT excretion can be due to damage of proximal renal tubules [20].
RTA type IV, also called hyperkalemic RTA, is caused by either aldosterone deficiency or resistance of the renal tubule to the actions of aldosterone.
The renal tubule is a system of tiny kidney canals in which urine is formed and through which urine passes.
A model of the implantable bioartificial kidney shows the two-stage system-thousands of nanoscale filters remove toxins from the blood, while a BioCartridge of renal tubule cells mimics the metabolic and water-balance roles of the human kidney.
A ball of small blood capillaries (a glomerulus) and a small tube called a renal tubule comprise a nephron.

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