The Kidney - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483228259, 9781483271743

The Kidney

1st Edition

Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology

Editors: Charles Rouiller Alex F. Muller
eBook ISBN: 9781483271743
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1969
Page Count: 576
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Description

The Kidney: Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Volume I focuses on present knowledge about the kidney under normal and pathological conditions, as manifested by morphological, biochemical, and physiological studies.

The selection first takes a look at the embryonic kidney and the general anatomy and histology of the kidney. Discussions focus on the morphogenesis of transient kidneys, physiology of the fetal nephron, renal malformations, vascularization of the kidney, uriniferous tubules, and innervation of the kidney. The book then examines the histochemistry of the kidney and ultrastructure of the normal and pathological glomerulus.

The manuscript ponders on electron microscopy of uriniferous tubules and ultrastructural pathology of tubules and interstitial tissue. Topics include proximal convoluted tubule, basement membranes of the tubules, capillaries, interstitial cells, morphology and functions of the tubular epithelium, fixation and preparation of tissues for electron microscopy, and structure of the submammalian vertebrate tubule.

The selection is highly recommended for morphologists, biochemists, physiologists, pathologists, pharmacologists, and clinicians.

Table of Contents


List of Contributors


Preface


Contents of Other Volumes


1. The Embryonic Kidney


I. Introduction


II. Morphogenesis of Transient Kidneys


III. Metanephros or Permanent Kidney


IV. Physiology of the Fetal Nephron


V. Inductive Processes in the Morphogenesis of the Kidney


VI. Renal Malformations


References


2. General Anatomy and Histology of the Kidney


I. Introduction


II. Descriptive Anatomy


III. The Uriniferous Tubules


IV. The Vascularization of the Kidney


V. Innervation of the Kidney


VI. The Fibrous Capsule—The Interstitial Connective Tissue


References


3. Histochemistry of the Kidney


I. Introduction


II. Nomenclature


III. Inorganic Endogenous Components


IV. Organic Endogenous Components


V. Inorganic Exogenous Materials


VI. Organic Exogenous Materials


References


4. Ultrastructure of the Normal and Pathological Glomerulus


I. Introduction


II. The Normal Glomerulus


III. Introduction to the Pathological Glomerulus


IV. The Capillaries


V. The Mesangium


VI. The Capsule of Bowman and the Urinary Space


VII. The Hyaline Glomerulus


VIII. Conclusion


References


5. Electron Microscopy of the Uriniferous Tubules


I. Introduction


II. Fixation and Preparation of Tissues for Electron Microscopy


III. Structure of the Mammalian Tubule


IV. Structure of the Submammalian Vertebrate Tubule


V. Summary of Structure—Function Correlation


VI. Concluding Remarks


References


6. Ultrastructural Pathology of the Tubules and

Details

No. of pages:
576
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1969
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483271743

About the Editor

Charles Rouiller

Alex F. Muller

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