Macula densa

Known as: macula 
An area of densely packed modified epithelial cells lining the wall of the distal convoluted tubule of the kidney that is adjacent to the afferent… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Recent studies have shown that adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is liberated from macula densa cells in response to… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Macula densa cells are unique renal biosensor cells that detect changes in luminal NaCl concentration ([NaCl](L)) and transmit… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
Macula densa cells are renal sensor elements that detect changes in distal tubular fluid composition and transmit signals to the… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Macula densa (MD) cells express COX-2 and COX-2-derived PGs appear to signal the release of renin from the renal juxtaglomerular… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
An elevation in circulating serum uric acid is strongly associated with the development of hypertension and renal disease, but… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Previous results from our laboratory have shown that in the isolated perfused juxtaglomerular apparatus, nonselective inhibitors… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
There is evidence that nitric oxide, an endothelium-derived relaxing factor, may be produced by the macula densa, as well as by… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Tubular-fluid reabsorption by specialized cells of the nephron at the junction of the ascending limb of the loop of Henle and the… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Transport inhibitor and ion substitution studies were performed using perfused, superfused preparations of the isolated rabbit… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
An in vitro method has been used to examine whether secretion of renin from the juxtaglomerular apparatus is affected by changes… (More)
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