Tubular lesions in streptozotocin-diabetic rats

Abstract

Renal tubular lesions have been studied in streptozotocin-diabetic rats after 50 days of diabetes and compared with age-matched controls. The kidney weight increased by 67% in the diabetic animals and the length of the proximal tubules increased by 22%, but no abnormalities were found. The length of the distal tubules increased by 20% and the total increase… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00253498

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