tubule


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tubule

any small tubular structure, esp one in an animal, as in the kidney, testis, etc.

tubule

[′tü‚byül]
(anatomy)
A slender, elongated microscopic tube in an anatomical structure.
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E: In the early part of the distal convoluted tubule, a co-transporter molecule reabsorbs sodium and chloride from the tubules.
In the present in vitro study, the dentin desensitizing agents tested showed a wide range of dentinal tubule occlusion, under SEM examination.
Objective: To investigate the effects of anabolic androgenic steroid on histomorphology of the proximal and distal renal tubules in mice kidney and amelioration of these effects with Punica granatum (Pomegranate).
A 3D environment with or without continuous flow supports morphological changes and organotypic functions, as was shown for many polarized cells including renal proximal tubule cells (Zhang et al., 2009).
In PHP1b, methylation defects silence the maternal allele in PPR-producing renal proximal tubule cells.
Silva et al., "Altered expression and localization of insulin receptor in proximal tubule cells from human and rat diabetic kidney," Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, vol.
The SGLT-2 is a high-capacity, low-affinity glucose transporter located primarily in the brush border membrane of the convoluted (SI) segment of the proximal renal tubule. SGLT-2 is responsible for reabsorbing approximately 90% of filtered glucose in the kidney.
The hypothesis stated in our study is as follows: Are the seminiferous tubule structure and Leydig cell number similar in PBS and normal fetuses?
The proximal tubule is a key site for [Na.sup.+] homeostasis via reabsorption of most of the water and solutes filtered by the glomerulus.