Distal convoluted renal tubule structure

Known as: Distal Kidney Tubule, Kidney Tubules, Distal, Tubulus contortus distalis 
A coiled segment of the renal tubule found in the cortex of the kidney, which arises from the ascending loop of Henle, and functions to reabsorb… (More)
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Review
2014
Review
2014
The distal convoluted tubule (DCT) is a short nephron segment, interposed between the macula densa and collecting duct. Even… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The distal convoluted tubule (DCT) Na+-Cl(-) cotransporter (NCC), the target of thiazide diuretics, is responsible for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The mechanisms that govern homeostasis of complex systems have been elusive but can be illuminated by mutations that disrupt… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Gitelman's syndrome, an autosomal recessive renal tubulopathy caused by loss-of-function mutations in the thiazide-sensitive NaCl… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Sodium reabsorption and potassium secretion in the distal convoluted tubule and in the connecting tubule can maintain the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The organization of Na(+) and Ca(2+) transport pathways along the mouse distal nephron is incompletely known. We revealed by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Mutations in the gene encoding the thiazide-sensitive Na+-Cl- cotransporter (NCC) of the distal convoluted tubule cause Gitelman… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We studied the effects of inhibition of apical NaCl entry on the structural correlates for electrolyte transport in the distal… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Apical membrane Na/H exchange is a principal mechanism of renal proximal tubule Na absorption and H secretion, and thick… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We studied the effects of dietary NaCl intake on the renal distal tubule by feeding rats high or low NaCl chow or by chronically… (More)
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