Quantitative and qualitative alterations of chondroitin/dermatan sulfates accompanied with development of tubulointerstitial nephritis.

Quantitative and qualitative alterations of renal oversulfated chondroitin/dermatan sulfates (C/DSs) accompanied by the development of tubulointerstitial nephritis were examined. The rat model with unilateral ureteral obstruction (UUO) is a suitable model for study of renal interstitial fibrosis, and was utilized in the present study. Cortical regions of… CONTINUE READING