Kidney injury molecule-1 in renal disease.

  title={Kidney injury molecule-1 in renal disease.},
  author={Femke Waanders and Mirjan M. van Timmeren and Coen A. Stegeman and Stephan J. L. Bakker and Harry van Goor},
  journal={The Journal of pathology},
  volume={220 1},
Kidney injury molecule-1 (KIM-1) is a marker for renal proximal tubular damage, the hallmark of virtually all proteinuric, toxic and ischaemic kidney diseases. KIM-1 has gained increasing interest because of its possible pathophysiological role in modulating tubular damage and repair. In this respect, it is interesting that the best biomarkers often turn… CONTINUE READING