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The Kidney During Development

Handbook of Physiology, Renal Physiology

  1. Adrian Spitzer1,
  2. George J. Schwartz2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp080112

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Spitzer, A. and Schwartz, G. J. 2011. The Kidney During Development. Comprehensive Physiology. 475–544.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York

  2. 2

    Departments of Pediatrics and Physiology and Biophysics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Historical Perspective
  • 2
    Standards of Reference for Comparison of Renal Function Between Infants and Adults
  • 3
    Morphogenesis of the Kidney
    • 3.1
      Embryologic Origin of the Kidney
    • 3.2
      Subsequent Development of the Kidney
    • 3.3
      Glomerulus
    • 3.4
      Renal Tubule
  • 4
    Renal Blood Flow and its Control During Development
    • 4.1
      Total Renal Blood Flow
    • 4.2
      Intrarenal Distribution of Blood Flow
    • 4.3
      Renal Microvasculature
    • 4.4
      Control of Renal Circulation
  • 5
    Glomerular Filtration
    • 5.1
      Net Ultrafiltration Pressure
    • 5.2
      Hydraulic Conductivity and Ultrafiltration Coefficient
    • 5.3
      Glomerular Capillary Surface Area
    • 5.4
      Factors That Affect GFR during Development
    • 5.5
      Autoregulation of GFR
  • 6
    Renal Energy Metabolism
    • 6.1
      Development of Renal Cortical Metabolic Pathways
  • 7
    Tubular Functions
    • 7.1
      Renal Reabsorption of Sodium
    • 7.2
      Reabsorption of Bicarbonate and Excretion of Hydrogen Ions
    • 7.3
      Glucose Transport
    • 7.4
      Transport of Amino Acids
    • 7.5
      Transport of Organic Acids
    • 7.6
      Phosphate Transport
    • 7.7
      Control of Renal Transport during Development
    • 7.8
      Calcium Transport
    • 7.9
      Magnesium Transport
    • 7.10
      Potassium Transport
    • 7.11
      Concentration of Urine
  • 8
    Developmental Renal Physiology as A Tool for Understanding the Emergence and Integration of Renal Transport Systems