Kidney Glomerulus

Known as: renal tuft, Glomerulus, Malpighian Tuft 
A tiny, round cluster of blood vessels within the kidneys. It filters the blood to reabsorb useful materials and remove waste as urine.
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The glomerulus of the mammalian kidney is an intricate structure that contains an unusual filtration barrier that retains higher… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
To advance our understanding of development, function and diseases in the kidney glomerulus, we have established and large-scale… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Mammalian kidney development has helped elucidate the general concepts of mesenchymal-epithelial interactions, inductive… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
It’s a great honor to join the exceptional club of Banting Award winners, many of whom were my role models and mentors. In… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Olfactory receptor neurons (ORNs) convey chemical information into the brain, producing internal representations of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Molecular genetics has revealed a precise stereotypy in the projection of primary olfactory sensory neurons onto secondary… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Current interpretations of kidney function in terms of a coarse filter followed by a fine filter have difficulty explaining why… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Kidney disease affects over 20 million people in the United States alone. Although the causes of renal failure are diverse, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
In the fruit fly, Drosophila, olfactory sensory neurons expressing a given receptor project to spatially invariant loci in the… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Although the glomerulus, particularly the mesangium, has been the focus of intense investigation in diabetes, tubulointerstitial… (More)
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