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Tubular Transport of Amino Acids and Small Peptides

Handbook of Physiology, Renal Physiology

  1. Stefan Silbernagl

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp080241

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Silbernagl, S. 2011. Tubular Transport of Amino Acids and Small Peptides. Comprehensive Physiology. 1937–1976.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    The Intact Kidney
    • 1.1
      Plasma Concentrations of Amino Acids
    • 1.2
      Normal Excretion of Amino Acids
    • 1.3
      Variability of Aminoaciduria
  • 2
    Interorgan Transport and Renal Metabolism of Amino Acids
  • 3
    The Tubule Level
    • 3.1
      Sites of Reabsorption
    • 3.2
      Internephron Heterogeneity
    • 3.3
      Reabsorption Kinetics
  • 4
    Transport Steps at the Membrane Level
    • 4.1
      Brush Border
    • 4.2
      Basolateral Membrane: Exit and Uptake
    • 4.3
      Carrier, Pore, or Enzymatic Cycle?
    • 4.4
      Secretion of Amino Acids
  • 5
    Specificity of The Reabsorption Mechanisms
    • 5.1
      Stereospecificity
    • 5.2
      Specificities of the Different Reabsorption Systems
  • 6
    Hyperaminoaciduria
  • 7
    Renal Handling of Oligopeptides
    • 7.1
      Prereabsorptive Hydrolysis in the Tubule Lumen
    • 7.2
      Glutathione and Other γ-Glutamyl Peptides
    • 7.3
      Reabsorption of Intact Peptides