Bone marrow cells contribute to tubular epithelium regeneration following acute kidney injury induced by mercuric chloride

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BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Acute tubular necrosis (ATN) caused by renal ischaemia, renal hypo-perfusion, or nephrotoxic substances is the most common form of acute kidney injury (AKI). There are a few treatment options for this life-threatening disease and the mortality rate exceeds 50 per cent. In critical cases of AKI the only option is renal transplantation… (More)

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