pronephric


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pronephric

pronephric


pronephric duct
a duct reaching from the pronephros to the cloaca.
pronephric tubules
transient tubules of the primitive kidney which are produced in embryos of the lower vertebrates but in the domestic animals are found only in the sheep; they are nonfunctional in other mammals. Connect the pronephros to the pronephric duct.
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The 125-[micro]M dose resulted in expression in epithelial cells of the developing skin, gill, olfactory organ, digestive tract, liver, pronephric ducts of the pronephros, and in the lateral line neuromasts (Figure 3).
After 16 hr of recovery (Figure 5C), liver expression is evident, and by 24 hr (Figure 5D) expression is also detectable in the pronephric ducts.
Interestingly, Kramer-Zucker et al (45) showed that zebrafish pronephric cilia are motile, with a 9 + 2 configuration, while also human fetal kidneys with 9 + 2 bundles of cilia have been observed in kidney tubule lumens.