distal tubule


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distal tubule

the portion of the nephron lying between the nephric (Henle's) loop and the collecting duct in the kidney. Also called distal convoluted tubule.
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04 mg/Kg) treated group showing histological natural part of the cortex by Bowman's capsule (BC) surrounded renal Glomerulus (G), also Proximal tubule (PT) and Distal tubule (DT) (Fig.
The gut absorbs magnesium, and the kidneys regulate its excretion via TRPM-6 magnesium channel reabsorption in distal tubules.
Finally, aldosterone stimulates the distal tubule of the nephron to "increase" sodium reabsorption to maintain blood volume.
Chlorothiazide is a sulfonamide loop diuretic that acts on the distal tubule and thick ascending limb of the loop of Henle.
Therefore, the model used in the present study is not suitable for discriminating between the direct or indirect effects on renal sodium reabsorption in the distal tubule.
Clinical and histopathological data suggest that the main mechanisms of phosphate nephropathy are direct tubulotoxic effects of marked hyperphosphatemia and depositions of calcium phosphate crystals in the distal tubule and the collecting ducts (3).
Aldosterone travels via the blood stream to the late distal tubule and collecting ducts.
Urinary excretion of uric acid is a complex process, with complete filtration at the glomerulus, proximal tubule reabsorption, distal tubule reabsorption, distal tubule secretion, post secretion reabsorption.
There is excretion of potassium in the distal tubule and collecting duct, which is controlled by aldosterone.
Thiazide diuretics work in the distal tubule of the kidneys as well as in the diluting segment of the ascending loop of Henle.