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Nephron Heterogeneity

Handbook of Physiology, Renal Physiology

  1. Steven C. Hebert

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp080120

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Hebert, S. C. 2011. Nephron Heterogeneity. Comprehensive Physiology. 875–925.

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Harvard Medical School; and Harvard Center for the Study of Kidney Disease, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Heterogeneity of Nephrons According to Location of Glomerulus and Length of Loop of Henle
  • 2
    Heterogeneity of Nephron Regions
  • 3
    Proximal Tubule
    • 3.1
      Structural/Morphological Heterogeneity
    • 3.2
      Functional Heterogeneity
  • 4
    The Intermediate Tubule (Thin Limbs of Henle's Loop)
    • 4.1
      Structural/Morphological Heterogeneity
    • 4.2
      Functional Heterogeneity
  • 5
    Distal Tubule
    • 5.1
      Thick Ascending Limbs of Henle's Loop (TAL)
    • 5.2
      Distal Convoluted Tubule (DCT)
  • 6
    Collecting Duct
    • 6.1
      Structural/Morphological Heterogeneity
    • 6.2
      Functional Heterogeneity