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Biochemical Characterization of Individual Nephron Segments

Handbook of Physiology, Renal Physiology

  1. W. G. Guder1,
  2. Francois Morel2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp080246

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Guder, W. G. and Morel, F. 2011. Biochemical Characterization of Individual Nephron Segments. Comprehensive Physiology. 2119–2164.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institut för Klinische Chemie, Städtisches Krankenhaus, München-Bogenhausen, Munich, Germany

  2. 2

    Laboratoire de Physiologie Cellulaire, Collège de France, Paris, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Biochemical Basis of Active Tubular Transport
  • 2
    Biochemical Mechanisms of Hormone Action
    • 2.1
      Cyclic AMP as Intracellular Messenger of Hormones
    • 2.2
      Inositol Polyphosphates, Diacylglycerol, and Ca2+ as Hormone Messengers
    • 2.3
      Insulin and Growth Factors
    • 2.4
      Action of Steroid Hormones Including Vitamin D Hormone
    • 2.5
      Thyroid Hormones
  • 3
    Biochemical Functions of the Proximal Tubule
    • 3.1
      Coupling of Metabolism and Transport
    • 3.2
      Brush-Border Enzymes
    • 3.3
      Renal Gluconeogenesis
    • 3.4
      Amino Acid and Peptide Metabolism
    • 3.5
      Biotransformation Reactions
  • 4
    Thin Limbs of Henle's Loop
  • 5
    Thick Ascending Limb of Henle's Loop
    • 5.1
      Tamm-Horsfall Glycoprotein
  • 6
    The Distal Convoluted Tubule
  • 7
    The Collecting Tubule
    • 7.1
      Metabolism and Transport ATPases
  • 8
    Organic Osmolytes