nephrogenesis

nephrogenesis

producing kidney tissue.
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To rule out that DDT causes hypertension by impairing nephrogenesis (Langley-Evans et al.
In humans, about 500,000 to 1,000,000 tiny nephrons are generated before week 34 to 36 of fetal gestation, a point at which NP cells are fully depleted and nephrogenesis ceases.
Renal dysplasia is a congenital disease characterized by disruption of the renal parenchyma due to abnormalities in nephrogenesis, with development of structures inappropriate to the animal's stage of development (PICUTT &LEWIS, 1987).
The spiny mouse (Acomys cahirinus) completes nephrogenesis before birth.
20) Thus, the WT1, PAX2/8, and BCL2 gene expressions are the most important in normal nephrogenesis, including branching morphogenesis and nephron differentiation.
Midkine (MK; gene name, Mdk), a heparin-binding growth factor, regulates cell growth, cell survival, migration and antiapoptotic activity in nephrogenesis, and development [1].
A predisposition to FSGS may begin in utero, as impairment in the process of nephrogenesis will result in fewer layers of nephrons within the kidney and a reduced renal mass.
Calcium/ NFAT signalling promotes early nephrogenesis.
Pritchard-Jones K: The Wilms tumour gene, WT1, in normal and abnormal nephrogenesis.
The developmental increase in glomerular filtration rate (GFR) relies on the existence of normal nephrogenesis.