Gender differences in kidney function

  title={Gender differences in kidney function},
  author={Ivan Sabolic and Abdul R Asif and Wolfgang E. Budach and Christoph Wanke and Andrew Bahn and Gerhard Burckhardt},
  journal={Pfl{\"u}gers Archiv - European Journal of Physiology},
Sex hormones influence the development of female (F) and male (M) specific traits and primarily affect the structure and function of gender-specific organs. Recent studies also indicated their important roles in regulating structure and/or function of nearly every tissue and organ in the mammalian body, including the kidneys, causing gender differences in a variety of characteristics. Clinical observations in humans and studies in experimental animals in vivo and in models in vitro have shown… CONTINUE READING
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