Last edited by Fautaxe
Sunday, May 3, 2020 | History

4 edition of New insights in vertebrate kidney function found in the catalog.

New insights in vertebrate kidney function

  • 230 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kidneys -- Physiology.,
  • Vertebrates -- Physiology.,
  • Physiology, Comparative.,
  • Kidney -- physiology -- congresses.,
  • Vertebrates -- physiology -- congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by J.A. Brown, R.J. Balment, and J.C. Rankin.
    SeriesSociety for Experimental Biology seminar series ;, 52, Seminar series (Society for Experimental Biology (Great Britain)) ;, 52.
    ContributionsBrown, J. A. 1951-, Balment, R. J., Rankin, J. C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP249 .N48 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 389 p. :
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1742568M
    ISBN 100521383242
    LC Control Number92049596

    many variations in the evolution of the kidney are correlated with these environmental factors. Variations in the structure of the vertebrate kidney from fish to man are primarily in the nature of alterations in number, complexity, arrangement and location of the kidney tubules [5,6]. Embryological origin: The kidney in all vertebrate is. In addition to mouse and Chlamydomonas, lower vertebrate model systems such as zebrafish, medaka and Xenopus have provided important new insights into cilia signaling and its role during embryonic development. This review will summarize those studies.

    PRONEPHROS Also called the head kidney because of its location in the anterior region of body is still a functional kidney in Myxine and some primitive teleosts. It has very few () collecting tubules, each with a nephrostome that collect waste materials from a single glomus. Pronephros becomes lymphoid in function in other vertebrates. The clearance ratio-C Li /C In (Excretion Fraction of Lithium—EF Li) in the cod (Gadus morrhua L.) kidney amounts to ± , in the black sculpin (Myoxocephalus scorpius L.) kidney, to ± , which indicates secretion of lithium by the marine teleost kidney. A direct correlation has been found between EF Li and EF ion of furosemide (15 mg/kg B.W.) increases while Cited by: 2.

    The vertebrate kidney serves as the key organ for blood filtration, removal of metabolic waste, blood pressure homeostasis, and maintenance of water and electrolyte balance. 1,2 Across all vertebrate species, from fish to mammals, the functions of the kidney are carried out by conserved functional units called nephrons. In most cases, nephrons. New insights in vertebrate kidney function / edited by J.A. Brown, R.J. Balment, and J.C. Rankin Advances in vertebrate neuroethology / edited by Jorg-Peter .


Share this book
You might also like
West Somerset Mineral Railway.

West Somerset Mineral Railway.

Managers, debt and industry equilibrium

Managers, debt and industry equilibrium

Records and recollections of Leona Bagg

Records and recollections of Leona Bagg

Literary remains consisting of lectures & tracts on political economy

Literary remains consisting of lectures & tracts on political economy

To the top

To the top

The comedies of Aristophanes

The comedies of Aristophanes

Perspectives in clinical investigation

Perspectives in clinical investigation

study of the impact of OS:IS implementation on the post-secondary system in Ontario

study of the impact of OS:IS implementation on the post-secondary system in Ontario

Patina style

Patina style

Photosynthesis reducing power and nitrate assimilationinthebryophyte Racomitrium Lanuginosum(Hedw.)Brid.

Photosynthesis reducing power and nitrate assimilationinthebryophyte Racomitrium Lanuginosum(Hedw.)Brid.

Computer-based technology and learning

Computer-based technology and learning

New insights in vertebrate kidney function Download PDF EPUB FB2

New Insights in Vertebrate Kidney Function presents an important collection of review articles describing a multiplicity of approaches (whole animal, tissue, cellular and molecular) which have provided insight into the strategy and tactics for renal functional studies.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The amphibian kidney also functions chiefly as a device for excreting excess water. The permeable skin of the frog provides an easy route for the fresh water of its pond to enter by osmosis. But, as their name suggests, amphibians also spend time on.

lar, and kidney function in health and disease. The RAS has remarkably evolved from the initial discovery of the The goals of this article are to review and discuss the current insights into and new perspectives on the expression, localization, and novel actions of the RAS with a focus in the kidney.

System and the Kidney New Insights. KIDNEY IN VERTEBRATES Process by which metabolic by-products chiefly nitrogenous materials along with non nitrogenous materials get rid off from the body is called excretion.

In fact nitrogenous waste along with other harmful substances is excreted from the body and the concerned system is known as excretory system. A correlation between appendix presence and concentration of cecal lymphoid tissue supports the hypothesis of an adaptive immune function for this complex.

Other new findings include an inverse Author: Kishor Gopal Patil. Vertebrates form a progressive series of up to three kidney organs during development—the pronephros, mesonephros, and metanephros.

Each kidney derives from the intermediate mesoderm and is. The nephron is the basic structural and functional unit of the vertebrate kidney.

To ensure kidney functions, the nephrons possess a highly segmental organization where each segment is specialized for the secretion and reabsorption of particular solutes.

The second type of kidney in the vertebrate succession is the mesonephros, sometimes known as the Wolffian body. Like other kidneys this structure is made up of nephridial tubules, mesonephridia in this instance, that develop in the embryo from nephrotomes posterior to.

The major functions of the vertebrate kidney are the removal of metabolic waste and the balance of salt and water. These roles are fulfilled by nephrons, which generally comprise a blood filter. These ducts are the first or primary ureters of vertebrate kidney systems.

They form the collecting duct system of the meso- and metanephroi, and they, and their derivates, are the key players in the induction of the nephrogenic mesenchyme, which forms these latter kidney by: 7. The Osteocyte: New Insights. Robling AG(1), Bonewald LF(1). Author information: (1)Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IndianaUSA; email: [email protected] Osteocytes are an ancient cell, appearing in fossilized skeletal remains of early fish and : Alexander G.

Robling, Lynda F. Bonewald. Comparative Physiology of the Vertebrate Kidney. Authors (view affiliations) the book provides comprehensive information on comparative renal function for biological scientists and advanced students of biology with some knowledge of physiology and a desire to know more about renal function in vertebrates, and for mammalian renal.

Shark's blood may contain % urea in contrast to the % in other vertebrates. This high level makes sharks blood isotonic to sea water, so the shark lives in osmotic balance with its environment and has a kidney that functions like ours (with the exception that far more urea is reabsorbed in the shark's tubules than in ours).

The kidneys of Anna’s hummingbird (Calypte anna) differ in several significant ways from those of other birds that have been examined. The kidneys of this nectarivore contain very little medullary tissue; 90% of the total volume of the kidneys is cortical tissue, with medulla accounting for only an additional 2%.

More than 99% of the nephrons are the so-called ‘reptilian type’, which. The peptide hormone prolactin is a functionally versatile hormone produced by the vertebrate pituitary. Comparative studies over the last six decades have revealed that a conserved function for prolactin across vertebrates is the regulation of ion and water transport in a variety of tissues including those responsible for whole-organism ion by: As such, the book provides comprehensive information on comparative renal function for biological scientists and advanced students of biology with some knowledge of physiology and a desire to know more about renal function in vertebrates, and for mammalian renal physiologists who wish to obtain a broader view of renal by:   The kidneys, illustrated in Figureare a pair of bean-shaped structures that are located just below and posterior to the liver in the peritoneal adrenal glands sit on top of each kidney and are also called the suprarenal glands.

Kidneys filter blood and purify it. All the blood in the human body is filtered many times a day by the kidneys; these organs use up almost 25 percent Author: Charles Molnar, Jane Gair, Molnar, Charles, Gair, Jane. Kidney is an important organ which function is excretion of the waste products of metabolism in urine [1].

Kidney, that medically called "renal", can stop working properly for a number of reasons. Indeed, it is precisely this remarkable kidney function of high filtration and high reabsorption that permits great flexibility in daily fluid and electrolyte intake: water intake may vary from 0 to 30 liter/day, whereas NaCl and K may vary from 0 to 1, mmol/day and 0 to mmol/day, respectively, without causing significant disturbances in Cited by:.

The kidney plays a prominent role in this regulatory council because it is the principal organ that regulates the volume and composition of the internal fluid environment.

While we commonly describe the vertebrate kidney as an organ of excretion, the removal of metabolic wastes is incidental to its regulatory function.The function of mesotocin is not well defined, but it does appear to have osmoregulatory functions.

Vasotocin is considered the primary avian antidiuretic hormone. Receptors for AVT in avian kidney—either on renal vasculature or on the tubules–have yet to be localized or by:   Osmoregulatory functions of vertebrate kidney 1. Prepared by: Pradip Subedi 2.

Body fluid concentration=surrounding medium concentration, eg-most marine animals. This type of animals never face the problem of osmoregulation. 3. Animals lives in lower salt concentration are called hypotonic animals, In this animals, the water continuously enters.