Kidney Tubules, Collecting
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Straight tubes commencing in the radiate part of the kidney cortex where they receive the curved ends of the distal convoluted tubules. In the medulla the collecting tubules of each pyramid converge to join a central tube (duct of Bellini) which opens on the summit of the papilla.
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- Kidney Tubules, Collecting
- Kidney Collecting Duct
- Kidney Collecting Ducts
- Collecting Duct, Kidney
- Collecting Ducts, Kidney
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Kidney Tubules, Collecting" by people in Profiles.
Urinary collecting system invasion is a predictor for overall and disease-specific survival in locally invasive renal cell carcinoma. Urology. 2011 Jul; 78(1):99-104.
Preservation of intercalated cell H(+)-ATPase in two patients with lupus nephritis and hyperkalemic distal renal tubular acidosis. J Am Soc Nephrol. 1997 Jul; 8(7):1109-17.
Absence of vacuolar H(+)-ATPase pump in the collecting duct of a patient with hypokalemic distal renal tubular acidosis and Sjögren's syndrome. J Am Soc Nephrol. 1995 Aug; 6(2):295-301.