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Nephrons

Known as: nephron structure, Uriniferous Tube, Nephron 
The functional units of the kidney, consisting of the glomerulus and the attached tubule. (MeSH)
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Kidney cells and tissues derived from human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) may enable organ regeneration, disease modeling and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Recapitulating three-dimensional (3D) structures of complex organs, such as the kidney, from pluripotent stem cells (PSCs) is a… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Several studies have shown that total nephron (glomerular) number varies widely in normal human kidneys. Whereas the studies… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Nephrons, the basic functional units of the kidney, are generated repetitively during kidney organogenesis from a mesenchymal… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Studies of glomerular diseases in animal models show that progression toward nephron loss starts with extracapillary lesions… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Mutations in the von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) gene are associated with hereditary and sporadic clear cell renal carcinoma. VHL acts in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Hypertension is a major public health problem of largely unknown cause. Here, we identify two genes causing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE Partial nephrectomy is effective for renal cell carcinoma when preservation of renal function is a concern. We present… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Micropuncture studies were performed in three groups of male Munich-Wistar rats 1 wk after surgery: group I, eight control rats… Expand
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Highly Cited
1966
Highly Cited
1966
BURG, M.,J. GRANTHAM, M. ABRAMOW, AND J. ORLOFF. Preparation and study of fmgments of single rabbit nephrans. Am. J, Physiol. 210… Expand
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