A compound formed in the liver from ammonia produced by the deamination of amino acids. It is the principal end product of protein catabolism and constitutes about one half of the total urinary solids.
The internal portion of the kidney, consisting of striated conical masses, the renal pyramids, whose bases are adjacent to the cortex and whose apices form prominent papillae projecting into the lumen of the minor calyces.
Antidiuretic hormones released by the NEUROHYPOPHYSIS of all vertebrates (structure varies with species) to regulate water balance and OSMOLARITY. In general, vasopressin is a nonapeptide consisting of a six-amino-acid ring with a cysteine 1 to cysteine 6 disulfide bridge or an octapeptide containing a CYSTINE. All mammals have arginine vasopressin except the pig with a lysine at position 8. Vasopressin, a vasoconstrictor, acts on the KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCTS to increase water reabsorption, increase blood volume and blood pressure.
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.
Aquaporin 6 is an aquaglyceroporin that is found primarily in KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCTS. AQP6 protein functions as an anion-selective channel.
Body organ that filters blood for the secretion of URINE and that regulates ion concentrations.
Aquaporin 2 is a water-specific channel protein that is expressed in KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCTS. The translocation of aquaporin 2 to the apical PLASMA MEMBRANE is regulated by VASOPRESSIN, and MUTATIONS in AQP2 have been implicated in a variety of kidney disorders including DIABETES INSIPIDUS.
Application of principles and practices of engineering science to biomedical research and health care.
The deductive study of shape, quantity, and dependence. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Long convoluted tubules in the nephrons. They collect filtrate from blood passing through the KIDNEY GLOMERULUS and process this filtrate into URINE. Each renal tubule consists of a BOWMAN CAPSULE; PROXIMAL KIDNEY TUBULE; LOOP OF HENLE; DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULE; and KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCT leading to the central cavity of the kidney (KIDNEY PELVIS) that connects to the URETER.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Kidney disorders with autosomal dominant inheritance and characterized by multiple CYSTS in both KIDNEYS with progressive deterioration of renal function.
Hereditary diseases that are characterized by the progressive expansion of a large number of tightly packed CYSTS within the KIDNEYS. They include diseases with autosomal dominant and autosomal recessive inheritance.
A subgroup of TRP cation channels that are widely expressed in various cell types. Defects are associated with POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASES.
A genetic disorder with autosomal recessive inheritance, characterized by multiple CYSTS in both KIDNEYS and associated LIVER lesions. Serious manifestations are usually present at BIRTH with high PERINATAL MORTALITY.
Any fluid-filled closed cavity or sac that is lined by an EPITHELIUM. Cysts can be of normal, abnormal, non-neoplastic, or neoplastic tissues.
Procedures which temporarily or permanently remedy insufficient cleansing of body fluids by the kidneys.
The ability of the kidney to excrete in the urine high concentrations of solutes from the blood plasma.
Strains of mice in which certain GENES of their GENOMES have been disrupted, or "knocked-out". To produce knockouts, using RECOMBINANT DNA technology, the normal DNA sequence of the gene being studied is altered to prevent synthesis of a normal gene product. Cloned cells in which this DNA alteration is successful are then injected into mouse EMBRYOS to produce chimeric mice. The chimeric mice are then bred to yield a strain in which all the cells of the mouse contain the disrupted gene. Knockout mice are used as EXPERIMENTAL ANIMAL MODELS for diseases (DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL) and to clarify the functions of the genes.
Membrane proteins whose primary function is to facilitate the transport of molecules across a biological membrane. Included in this broad category are proteins involved in active transport (BIOLOGICAL TRANSPORT, ACTIVE), facilitated transport and ION CHANNELS.
Urination of a large volume of urine with an increase in urinary frequency, commonly seen in diabetes (DIABETES MELLITUS; DIABETES INSIPIDUS).
Impaired conduction of cardiac impulse that can occur anywhere along the conduction pathway, such as between the SINOATRIAL NODE and the right atrium (SA block) or between atria and ventricles (AV block). Heart blocks can be classified by the duration, frequency, or completeness of conduction block. Reversibility depends on the degree of structural or functional defects.
A group of antigens consisting principally of Jk(a) and Jk(b), determined by allelic genes. Amorphs are encountered. Antibodies of these substances are usually weak and quite labile, stimulated by erythrocytes.
Glucose in blood.
Descriptive terms and identifying codes for reporting medical services and procedures performed by PHYSICIANS. It is produced by the AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION and used in insurance claim reporting for MEDICARE; MEDICAID; and private health insurance programs (From CPT 2002).
Abnormally high BLOOD GLUCOSE level.
Diabetes mellitus induced experimentally by administration of various diabetogenic agents or by PANCREATECTOMY.
Substances which lower blood glucose levels.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
A 51-amino acid pancreatic hormone that plays a major role in the regulation of glucose metabolism, directly by suppressing endogenous glucose production (GLYCOGENOLYSIS; GLUCONEOGENESIS) and indirectly by suppressing GLUCAGON secretion and LIPOLYSIS. Native insulin is a globular protein comprised of a zinc-coordinated hexamer. Each insulin monomer containing two chains, A (21 residues) and B (30 residues), linked by two disulfide bonds. Insulin is used as a drug to control insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 1).
Abnormally high level of calcium in the blood.
Thiazide diuretic also used as an antihypertensive agent.
A metallic element that has the atomic symbol Mg, atomic number 12, and atomic weight 24.31. It is important for the activity of many enzymes, especially those involved in OXIDATIVE PHOSPHORYLATION.
The restoration to life or consciousness of one apparently dead. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of magnesium in the diet, characterized by anorexia, nausea, vomiting, lethargy, and weakness. Symptoms are paresthesias, muscle cramps, irritability, decreased attention span, and mental confusion, possibly requiring months to appear. Deficiency of body magnesium can exist even when serum values are normal. In addition, magnesium deficiency may be organ-selective, since certain tissues become deficient before others. (Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 12th ed, p1936)
Any disturbances of the normal rhythmic beating of the heart or MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION. Cardiac arrhythmias can be classified by the abnormalities in HEART RATE, disorders of electrical impulse generation, or impulse conduction.

Adducin polymorphism affects renal proximal tubule reabsorption in hypertension. (1/317)

Abnormalities in renal sodium reabsorption may be involved in the development and maintenance of experimental and clinical hypertension. Adducin polymorphism is thought to regulate ion transport in the renal tubule. It has recently been shown that there is a significant linkage of alpha-adducin locus to essential hypertension and that the 460Trp allele is associated with hypertension. Patients with this allele display larger blood pressure changes with body sodium variation. The aim of this study was to test whether alpha-adducin polymorphism is involved in abnormalities of renal function. Because proximal tubular reabsorption has been shown to be tightly coupled to renal perfusion pressure, this segmental tubular function was investigated in 54 (29 Gly/Gly and 25 Gly/Trp) untreated hypertensive patients in basal conditions with the use of endogenous lithium concentration and uric acid. Fractional excretions of lithium and uric acid were significantly decreased in the Gly/Trp hypertensive patients compared with the Gly/Gly hypertensives. The contribution of alpha-adducin to fractional excretion of lithium was investigated by multiple regression analysis. Adducin genotype was significantly (R2=0.11, F=6.5; P<0.01) and directly related to fraction excretion of lithium; gender, age, urinary Na+, urinary uric acid, mean blood pressure, and plasma renin activity were not related. In conclusion, the adducin gene can be considered to be a 'renal hypertensive gene' that modulates the capacity of tubular epithelial cells to transport Na+ and hence contributes to the level of blood pressure.  (+info)

Regulation of renal urea transporters. (2/317)

Urea is important for the conservation of body water due to its role in the production of concentrated urine in the renal inner medulla. Physiologic data demonstrate that urea is transported by facilitated and by active urea transporter proteins. The facilitated urea transporter (UT-A) in the terminal inner medullary collecting duct (IMCD) permits very high rates of transepithelial urea transport and results in the delivery of large amounts of urea into the deepest portions of the inner medulla where it is needed to maintain a high interstitial osmolality for concentrating the urine maximally. Four isoforms of the UT-A urea transporter family have been cloned to date. The facilitated urea transporter (UT-B) in erythrocytes permits these cells to lose urea rapidly as they traverse the ascending vasa recta, thereby preventing loss of urea from the medulla and decreasing urine-concentrating ability by decreasing the efficiency of countercurrent exchange, as occurs in Jk null individuals (who lack Kidd antigen). In addition to these facilitated urea transporters, three sodium-dependent, secondary active urea transport mechanisms have been characterized functionally in IMCD subsegments: (1) active urea reabsorption in the apical membrane of initial IMCD from low-protein fed or hypercalcemic rats; (2) active urea reabsorption in the basolateral membrane of initial IMCD from furosemide-treated rats; and (3) active urea secretion in the apical membrane of terminal IMCD from untreated rats. This review focuses on the physiologic, biophysical, and molecular evidence for facilitated and active urea transporters, and integrative studies of their acute and long-term regulation in rats with reduced urine-concentrating ability.  (+info)

Lessons on renal physiology from transgenic mice lacking aquaporin water channels. (3/317)

Several aquaporin-type water channels are expressed in kidney: AQP1 in the proximal tubule, thin descending limb of Henle, and vasa recta; AQP2, AQP3, and AQP4 in the collecting duct; AQP6 in the papilla; and AQP7 in the proximal tubule. AQP2 is the vasopressin-regulated water channel that is important in hereditary and acquired diseases affecting urine-concentrating ability. It has been difficult to establish the roles of the other aquaporins in renal physiology because suitable aquaporin inhibitors are not available. One approach to the problem has been to generate and analyze transgenic knockout mice in which individual aquaporins have been selectively deleted by targeted gene disruption. Phenotype analysis of kidney and extrarenal function in knockout mice has been very informative in defining the role of aquaporins in organ physiology and addressing basic questions regarding the route of transepithelial water transport and the mechanism of near iso-osmolar fluid reabsorption. This article describes new renal physiologic insights revealed by phenotype analysis of aquaporin-knockout mice and the prospects for further basic and clinical developments.  (+info)

Postnatal time frame for renal vulnerability to enalapril in rats. (4/317)

Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition or angiotensin II type 1 receptor blockade in neonatal, but not in weaned, rats induces irreversible renal histologic abnormalities and an impaired urinary concentrating ability. The aim of the present study was to define the postnatal time frame when the rat kidney is vulnerable to an interruption of the renin-angiotensin system. Male Wistar rats received daily injections of enalapril (10 mg/kg, intraperitoneally) during different age intervals within 3 to 24 d,of age. Fluid handling and urinary concentrating ability, renal function under pentobarbital anesthesia, and kidney histology using stereologic techniques were evaluated in adult rats. Enalapril treatment within 3 to 13 d after birth induced abnormalities in renal function and morphology long-term, whereas treatment initiated at 14 d of age did not. The main histologic alterations were papillary atrophy, and a reduction in the volume of tubular epithelial cells in association with an increase in the proportion of interstitium, throughout the cortex and outer medulla. Functionally, the predominant defect was an impairment in urinary concentrating ability, which correlated with the degree of papillary atrophy. In conclusion, the vulnerable age interval for the induction of irreversible renal abnormalities by enalapril was the first 13 d after birth in the rat. This postnatal time span coincides with the completion of nephrogenesis and a period of marked tubular growth and differentiation, suggesting a pivotal role for angiotensin II in these processes.  (+info)

Decreased renal Na-K-2Cl cotransporter abundance in mice with heterozygous disruption of the G(s)alpha gene. (5/317)

Transport processes along the nephron are regulated in part by hormone stimulation of adenylyl cyclases mediated by the heterotrimeric G protein G(s). To assess the role of this pathway in the regulation of Na-K-2Cl cotransporter abundance in the renal thick ascending limb (TAL), we studied mice with heterozygous disruption of the Gnas gene, which codes for the alpha-subunit of G(s). Outer medullary G(s)alpha protein abundance (as assessed by semiquantitative immunoblotting) and glucagon-stimulated cAMP production were significantly reduced in the heterozygous G(s)alpha knockout mice (GSKO) relative to their wild-type (WT) littermates. Furthermore, Na-K-2Cl cotransporter protein abundance in the outer medulla was significantly reduced (band density, 48% of WT). In addition, GSKO mice had a significantly reduced (72% of WT) urinary osmolality in response to a single injection of 1-deamino-[8-D-arginine]vasopressin (DDAVP), a vasopressin analog. In contrast, outer medullary protein expression of the type 3 Na/H exchanger (NHE-3) or Tamm-Horsfall protein did not differ between the GSKO mice and their WT littermates. However, abundance of type VI adenylyl cyclase was markedly decreased in the outer medullas of GSKO mice, suggesting a novel feed-forward regulatory mechanism. We conclude that expression of the Na-K-2Cl cotransporter of the TAL is dependent on G(s)alpha-mediated hormone stimulation, most likely due to long-term changes in cellular cAMP levels.  (+info)

Altered expression of Na transporters NHE-3, NaPi-II, Na-K-ATPase, BSC-1, and TSC in CRF rat kidneys. (6/317)

In chronic renal failure (CRF), reduction in renal mass leads to an increase in the filtration rates of the remaining nephrons and increased excretion of sodium per nephron. To address the mechanisms involved in the increased sodium excretion, we determined the total kidney levels and the densities per nephron of the major renal NaCl transporters in rats with experimental CRF. Two weeks after 5/6 nephrectomy (reducing the total number of nephrons to approximately 24 +/- 8%), the rats were azotemic and displayed increased Na excretion. Semiquantitative immunoblotting revealed significant reduction in the total kidney levels of the proximal tubule Na transporters NHE-3 (48% of control), NaPi-II (13%), and Na-K-ATPase (30%). However, the densities per nephron of NHE-3, NaPi-II, and Na-K-ATPase were not significantly altered in remnant kidneys, despite the extensive hypertrophy of remaining nephrons. Immunocytochemistry confirmed the reduction in NHE-3 and Na-K-ATPase labeling densities in the proximal tubule. In contrast, there was no significant reduction in the total kidney levels of the thick ascending limb and distal convoluted tubule NaCl transporters BSC-1 and TSC, respectively. This corresponded to a 3.6 and 2.5-fold increase in densities per nephron, respectively (confirmed by immunocytochemistry). In conclusion, in this rat CRF model: 1) increased fractional sodium excretion is associated with altered expression of proximal tubule Na transporter expression (NHE-3, NaPi-II, and Na-K-ATPase), consistent with glomerulotubular imbalance in the face of increased single-nephron glomerular filtration rate; and 2) compensatory increases in BSC-1 and TSC expression per nephron occur in distal segments.  (+info)

Vasopressin and urinary concentrating activity in diabetes mellitus. (7/317)

In diabetes mellitus (DM), the high urine flow rate suggests that urinary concentrating capacity is impaired. However, several studies have shown that vasopressin is elevated in DM and the consequences of this elevation have not yet been characterized. This study reevaluated renal function and water handling in male Wistar rats with Streptozotocin-induced DM, and in control rats. During five weeks after induction of DM, urine was collected in metabolic cages and a blood sample was drawn during the third week. Control rats (CONT) were studied in parallel. On week 3, urine flow rate was tenfold higher in DM than in CONT rats and urinary osmolality was reduced by half along with a markedly higher osmolar excretion (DM/CONT = 5.87), due for a large part to glucose but also to urea (DM/CONT = 2.49). Glucose represented 52% of total osmoles (90.3 +/- 6.5 mmol/d out of 172 +/- 14 mosm/d). Free water reabsorption was markedly higher in DM rats compared to CONT (326 +/- 24 vs 81 +/- 5 ml/d). In other rats treated in the same way, urinary excretion of vasopressin was found to be markedly elevated (15.1 +/- 4.1 vs 1.44 +/- 0.23 ng/d). In DM rats, glucose concentration in urine was 17 fold higher than in plasma, and urea concentration 14 fold higher. Both urine flow rate and free water reabsorption were positively correlated with the sum of glucose and urea excretions (r = 0.967 and 0.653, respectively) thus demonstrating that the urinary concentrating activity of the kidney increased in proportion to the increased load of these two organic solutes. These results suggest that vasopressin elevation in DM contributes to increase urinary concentrating activity and thus to limit water requirements induced by the metabolic derangements of DM. The possible deleterious consequences of sustained high level of vasopressin in DM are discussed.  (+info)

Abnormal water metabolism in mice lacking the type 1A receptor for ANG II. (8/317)

Mice lacking AT(1A) receptors for ANG II have a defect in urinary concentration manifested by an inability to increase urinary osmolality to levels seen in controls after thirsting. This defect results in extreme serum hypertonicity during water deprivation. In the basal state, plasma vasopressin levels are similar in wild-type controls and Agtr1a -/- mice. Plasma vasopressin levels increase normally in the AT(1A) receptor-deficient mice after 24 h of water deprivation, suggesting that the defect in urine concentration is intrinsic to the kidney. Using magnetic resonance microscopy, we find that the absence of AT(1A) receptors is associated with a modest reduction in the distance from the kidney surface to the tip of the papilla. However, this structural abnormality seems to play little role in the urinary concentrating defect in Agtr1a -/- mice since the impairment is largely reproduced in wild-type mice by treatment with an AT(1)-receptor antagonist. These studies demonstrate a critical role for the AT(1A) receptor in maintaining inner medullary structures in the kidney and in regulating renal water excretion.  (+info)

Vasopressin is the primary hormone regulating urine-concentrating ability. Vasopressin phosphorylates the UT-A1 urea transporter in rat inner medullary collecting ducts (IMCDs). To assess the effect of UT-A1 phosphorylation at S486, we developed a phospho-specific antibody to S486-UT-A1 using an 11 amino acid peptide antigen starting from amino acid 482 that bracketed S486 in roughly the center of the sequence. We also developed two stably transfected mIMCD3 cell lines: one expressing wild-type UT-A1 and one expressing a mutated form of UT-A1, S486A/S499A, that is unresponsive to protein kinase A. Forskolin stimulates urea flux in the wild-type UT-A1-mIMCD3 cells but not in the S486A/S499A-UT-A1-mIMCD3 cells. The phospho-S486-UT-A1 antibody identified UT-A1 protein in the wild-type UT-A1-mIMCD3 cells but not in the S486A/S499A-UT-A1-mIMCD3 cells. In rat IMCDs, forskolin increased the abundance of phospho-S486-UT-A1 (measured using the phospho-S486 antibody) and of total UT-A1 phosphorylation ...
Urea transporter 1 or UT-B1 (Solute carrier family 14 member 1; Urea transporter of the erythrocyte) (Bagnasco 2006). A phenylphthalazine compound, PU1424, is a potent UT-B inhibitor, inhibiting human and mouse UT-B-mediated urea transport with IC50 values of 0.02 and 0.69 mumol/L, respectively, and exerted 100% UT-B inhibition at high concentrations (Ran et al. 2016). UT-B catalyzes transmembrane water transport which can be ued as a reporter system (Schilling et al. 2016). Knocking out both UT1 and UT2 increases urine output 3.5-fold and lowers urine osmolarity (Jiang et al. 2016). The double knockout also lowered blood pressure and promoted maturation of the male reproductive system. Thus, functional deficiency of all UTs causes a urea-selective urine-concentrating defect with few physiological abnormalities in extrarenal organs (Jiang et al. 2016 ...
At the University of Wisconsin-Madison Relative medullary thickness (RMT) is the most commonly used morphological indicator of urine concentrating ability of mammalian kidneys. I tested the assumed positive relationship of RMT to habitat aridity in rodents, using both conventional and phylogenetically informed analysis of covariance (ANCOVA with body mass as covariate). Body mass, mass-corrected kidney mass, mass-corrected RMT, mass-corrected maximum urine concentration, and habitat (scored on a scale of 1 to 4 to indicate increasing aridity) all showed significant phylogenetic signal. Mass-corrected RMT and maximum urine concentration showed a highly significant positive correlation (N = 38 species). Mass-corrected RMT varied significantly among habitats (N = 144), and a phylogenetic (but not a conventional) analysis indicated that body mass-corrected kidney mass (N = 104) was positively related to habitat ...
You should eat a balanced diet in the days leading up to the test. In some cases, your doctor may tell you to restrict fluids for 12 to 14 hours before the test.. Some medications, such as dextran and sucrose, can interfere with the results of the urine osmolality test. For this reason, you must tell your doctor about all of the medications youre taking.. Tell your doctor if youve had an X-ray involving dye or contrast medium in the days before the test. Either of these can interfere with your results. ...
Comparison of urine concentrations of CXCL1 between a the cancer and non-cancer groups, b low-grade and high-grade BCa and c low stage (NMIBC) and high stage BC
When I got home, it should hold urine before testing. Two or three hours of restraint will suffice: rent a movie or preparing food, do whatever you occupy your time to concentrate urine in your body and thus make more effective reading. It is best to perform the test in the morning , but you can do it anytime of the day (the first urine of the day you from having to wait concentration). Try to drink water normally, instead of consuming it in abundance only to produce urine, as this lightens the fluid and prevents a correct reading. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Urine-concentrating mechanism in the inner medulla. T2 - Function of the thin limbs of the loops of henle. AU - Dantzler, William H.. AU - Layton, Anita T.. AU - Layton, Harold E.. AU - Pannabecker, Thomas L.. PY - 2014. Y1 - 2014. N2 - The ability of mammals to produce urine hyperosmotic to plasma requires the generation of a gradient of increasing osmolality along the medulla from the corticomedullary junction to the papilla tip. Countercurrent multiplication apparently establishes this gradient in the outer medulla, where there is substantial transepithelial reabsorption of NaCl from the water-impermeable thick ascending limbs of the loops of Henle. However, this process does not establish the much steeper osmotic gradient in the inner medulla, where there are no thick ascending limbs of the loops of Henle and the water-impermeable ascending thin limbs lack active transepithelial transport of NaCl or any other solute. The mechanism generating the osmotic gradient in the inner ...
INTERNET-DRAFT DTLS as a Transport Layer for RADIUS 9 October 2013 The above paragraph can be rephrased more generically. A session MUST be deleted when non-RADIUS traffic is received over it. This specification is for RADIUS, and there is no reason to allow non- RADIUS traffic over a RADIUS/DTLS connection. A session MUST be deleted when RADIUS traffic fails to pass security checks. There is no reason to permit insecure networks. A session SHOULD NOT be deleted when a well-formed, but unexpected RADIUS packet is received over it. Future specifications may extend RADIUS/DTLS, and we do not want to forbid those specifications. Once a DTLS session is established, a RADIUS/DTLS server SHOULD use DTLS Heartbeats [RFC6520] to determine connectivity between the two servers. A server SHOULD also use watchdog packets from the client to determine that the connection is still active. As UDP does not guarantee delivery of messages, RADIUS/DTLS servers which do not implement an application-layer watchdog ...
In mammals, there are two types of urea transporters (UTs), UT-A and UT-B. The UT-A transporter is mainly expressed in kidney epithelial cells; while UT-B demonstrates a broader distribution in kidney, heart, brain, testis, urinary tract and other tissues. Over the past few years, multiple UT knockout mouse models have been generated enabling us to explore the physiological roles of the different UTs. In the kidney, deletion of UTA1/A3 results in polyuria and a severe urine concentrating defect, indicating that intrarenal recycling of urea plays a crucial role in the overall capacity to concentrate urine. Since UT-B has a wide distribution, multiple phenotypic abnormalities were found in UT-B null mice, such as defective urine concentration, heart block with aging, depression-like behavior and earlier male sexual maturation. This review summarizes the new insights of urea transporter functions in different organs from UT knockout mice. Finally, we take a glance at the pharmacological prospect of UTs.
Mountain beavers make extensive, shallow burrow and tunnel systems in the ground.they are generally solitary ( except during breeding and when the female is raising her young.) Most of their time is spent on or below ground; however, they will also climb trees and swim. Mountain beavers are active throughout the year. Most activity occurs at night but they will be active throughout the day. Periods of activity tend to alternate with periods of rest. Mountain beavers have archaic kidneys and are not able to concentrate urine. They also are unable to sweat or pant so they require a cool regime and water available at all times.. ...
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Aldose reductase (ALR2) is thought to be involved in the pathogenesis of various diseases associated with diabetes mellitus, such as cataract, retinopathy, neuropathy, and nephropathy. However, its physiological functions are not well understood. We developed mice deficient in this enzyme and found that they had no apparent developmental or reproductive abnormality except that they drank and urinated significantly more than their wild-type littermates. These ALR2-deficient mice exhibited a partially defective urine-concentrating ability, having a phenotype resembling that of nephrogenic diabetes insipidus.
Urine osmolality is used to measure the number of dissolved particles per unit of water in the urine. As a measure of urine concentration, it is more accurate than specific gravity.
End-stage kidney disease is a complete or near complete failure of the kidneys to function to excrete wastes, concentrate urine, and regulate electrolytes. Also called End-stage renal disease (ESRD).
Can I use a friends urine - Do you know if there are other ways to get concentrated urine if you cant use first morning? Concentrate urine. Dont eat or drink anything till it gets concentrated enough.
Internet-Draft SDP-based Data Channel Negotiation November 2018 convention the even stream identifiers whereas the initial answerer owns the odd stream identifiers. This ownership is invariant for the whole lifetime of the signaling session, e.g. it does not change if the initial answerer sends a new offer to the initial offerer. with If an SDP offer/answer exchange (could be the initial or a subsequent one) results in a UDP/DTLS/SCTP or TCP/DTLS/SCTP based media description being accepted, and if this SDP offer/answer exchange results in the establishment of a new SCTP association, then the SDP offerer owns the even SCTP stream ids of this new SCTP association and the answerer owns the odd SCTP stream identifiers. If this m line is removed from the signaling session (its port number set to zero), and if usage of this or of a new UDP/DTLS/SCTP or TCP/DTLS/SCTP based m line is renegotiated later on, then the even and odd SCTP stream identifier ownership is redetermined as well as described ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Urine color as an indicator of urine concentration in pregnant and lactating women. AU - McKenzie, Amy L.. AU - Muñoz, Colleen X.. AU - Ellis, Lindsay A.. AU - Perrier, Erica T.. AU - Guelinckx, Isabelle. AU - Klein, Alexis. AU - Kavouras, Stavros A.. AU - Armstrong, Lawrence E.. N1 - Funding Information: This study was funded by a research grant from Danone Research. Publisher Copyright: © 2015, The Author(s).. PY - 2017/2/1. Y1 - 2017/2/1. N2 - Aim: Urine concentration measured via osmolality (UOSM) and specific gravity (USG) reflects the adequacy of daily fluid intake, which has important relationships to health in pregnant (PREG) and lactating (LACT) women. Urine color (UCOL) may be a practical, surrogate marker for whole-body hydration status. Purpose: To determine whether UCOL was a valid measure of urine concentration in PREG and LACT, and pair-matched non-pregnant, non-lactating control women (CON). Methods: Eighteen PREG/LACT (age 31 ± 1 years, pre-pregnancy BMI 24.3 ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Urinary concentration of transforming growth factor-β-inducible gene-h3(βig-h3) in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. AU - Cha, D. R.. AU - Kim, I. S.. AU - Kang, Y. S.. AU - Han, S. Y.. AU - Han, K. H.. AU - Shin, C.. AU - Ji, Y. H.. AU - Kim, Nan Hee. PY - 2005/1. Y1 - 2005/1. N2 - Aims: The expression of TGFβ-inducible gene h3(βig-h3) has been used to assess the biological activity of TGFβ in the kidney. In this study, we investigated whether the urinary concentration of βig-h3 is associated with diabetic nephropathy in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. We also evaluated the relationship between the urinary concentration of βig-3 and proteinuria and microalbuminuria (AER) in a normal healthy population and in Type 2 diabetes patients. Methods: Four hundred and seventy-nine Type 2 diabetic patients without non-diabetic kidney diseases and 528 healthy control subjects were enrolled. The study subjects were divided into five groups: a non-diabetic healthy ...
Developments in spectroscopic analysis and routine availability of X-ray crystallography have simplified structural elucidation of natural compounds. However, isolating bioactive components of interest from crude extracts of either plants or animals has always been challenging for two reasons: these extracts contain hundreds of compounds with a range of polarities, and the bioactivity of the compound of interest should be maintained throughout the purification process. This is where countercurrent chromatography (CCC) is helpful.
Renal papilla aka Papilla renalis in the latin terminology and part of a close look at a nephron and its associated blood vessels. Learn more now!
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Urine density has long been considered as a practical surrogate marker of urine osmolality. It has even been proposed that simple equations be used in clinical practice to obtain Uosm directly from UD [8-11], whereas a website offers such calculations online [12]. In the present study, we challenged the concept that UD is a reliable marker of urine osmolality. For better accuracy, UD measurements were made utilizing a refractometer, instead of the semi-quantitative dipstick method more commonly employed. Even so, the correlation obtained between UD and Uosm, though statistically significant, was relatively weak (r = 0.462). A closer examination casts serious doubts about the clinical usefulness of UD. If an UD of 1.020 kg/L or higher were regarded as a test to detect individuals with an Uosm of at least 600 mOsm/kg [8-10], the sensitivity of such a test would be only 36%, whereas its specificity would be 81%. In other words, 64% of the subjects with concentrated urines would be missed by such ...
Whether or not this statement is correct will depend on how dark the urine is, because the depth of color in urine will vary inversely with the urinary volume. Although the volume varies greatly among individuals, in our student laboratory (see above, under Other Data Since 8 × 8) the mean value was 1,520 ml/24 h (Table 3), with a mean urine osmolality of 590 mosmol/kgH2O. Both values are those generally cited as being normal, namely, 1,500 ml/24 h and 600 mosmol/kgH2O, respectively (73, 92). At a urine osmolality ∼600 mosmol/kgH2O, the concentration of solutes in the urine is such that the urine has a moderately yellow color, which might be interpreted as dark, especially when contrasted against pale yellow or clear, which is specified in most of the lay literature (26). Yet, at the above-cited normal urinary volume and osmolality, the plasma osmolality will be well within the normal range and nowhere near the values of 300 mosmol/kgH2O and higher, which are seen in meaningful ...
Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a disease characterized by excretion of large amounts of severely diluted urine, which cannot be reduced when fluid intake is reduced. It denotes inability of the kidney to concentrate urine. DI is caused by a deficiency of antidiuretic hormone, or by an insensitivity of the kidneys to that hormone.
In a study published in Lancet, 200 men with BPH took 20 mg of beta-sitosterol or placebo three times a day for six months. At the end of six months, the researchers observed an increase in maximum urine flow rate from a baseline of 9.9 mL/second to 15.2 mL/second, as well as a decrease in mean residual urinary volume from 65.8 mL at baseline to 30.4 mL. No changes were reported in men who had taken placebo. (Berges 1995). After unblinding the 6 month trial from the previous Berges study (1995), men in both the beta-sitosterol and placebo groups were given the option of staying on the trial for an additional 12 months while taking beta-sitosterol. There were 117 men total who were taking 20 mg of beta-sitosterol three times a day. In a follow-up study that evaluated durability of response to beta-sitosterol, the beneficial effects for beta-sitosterol were found to be maintained during an additional 18 months of observation. (Berges 2000). In 1997, there was a report of a six-month randomized, ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Voltage-gated divalent currents in descending vasa recta pericytes. AU - Zhang, Zhong. AU - Lin, Hai. AU - Cao, Chunhua. AU - Khurana, Sandeep. AU - Pallone, Thomas L.. PY - 2010/10/1. Y1 - 2010/10/1. N2 - Multiple voltage-gated Ca2+ channel (CaV) subtypes have been reported to participate in control of the juxtamedullary glomerular arterioles of the kidney. Using the patch-clamp technique, we examined whole cell CaV currents of pericytes that contract descending vasa recta (DVR). The dihydropyridine CaV agonist FPL64176 (FPL) stimulated inward Ca2+ and Ba2+ currents that activated with threshold depolarizations to -40 mV and maximized between -20 and -10 mV. These currents were blocked by nifedipine (1 μM) and Ni2+ (100 and 1,000 μM), exhibited slow inactivation, and conducted Ba2+ , Ca 2+ at a ratio of 2.3:1, consistent with long-lasting L-type CaV. In FPL, with 1 mM Ca2+ as charge carrier, Boltzmann fits yielded half-maximal activation potential (V1/2) and slope factors of ...
Ultimately, all trauma leads to decreased organ perfusion, cellular ischemia, and a cascade of edema and inflammation. Once begun, inflammation becomes a disease process independent of its origin, and can lead to multiple organ failure and death even after a patient has been completely resuscitated.. The CNS response to trauma is predominantly neuroendocrine in nature, and acts to preserve the CNS, heart, and kidneys. It is enacted primarily by the kidneys and adrenal glands, which collectively produce renin, angiotensin, aldosterone, cortisol, erythropoietin, and catecholamines. The kidney is generally able to maintain GFR via vasoconstriction but loses its ability to concentrate urine (and preserve volume). In most patients, the heart is well-preserved until the late stages of shock, however in elderly patients (with a more fixed stroke volume) or those with cardiac disease, cardiac function may not be responsive to fluid resuscitation and decompensation may occur much earlier [Dark PM et al. ...
Have you ever seen a cat pant? Hopefully not, because they arent supposed to. We all know that dogs use panting to dissipate heat, while humans sweat. Aside from a negligible number of sweat glands in the paws, cats do neither! Evolved from desert-dwelling creatures, cats have extremely efficient kidneys that can concentrate urine to a very high degree, meaning they can survive longer than other mammals with less water without becoming dehydrated. I watch my dark-coated cat Penelope seek out blocks of sunlight all the time … like many cats, she thinks The hotter, the better! Meanwhile my dog is laying on the coldest spot of floor he can find ...
Hyaluronan (HA) is a negatively charged extracellular matrix (ECM) component with water-attracting properties. It is the dominating ECM component in the renal medullary interstitium, where the amount changes in relation to hydration status: it increases during hydration and decreases during dehydration. It has, therefore, been suggested that HA participates in the regulation of renal fluid handling by changing the permeability properties of the interstitial space. This thesis investigates potential mechanisms for such a role in renal fluid regulation.. The results demonstrate that the high renal HA content of late nephrogenesis decreases during the completion of kidney development in the rat, which takes place in the neonatal period. The heterogenous distribution of HA is mainly established during the first three weeks after birth. On day 21, the HA content is similar to that in the adult rat. The process is dependent on normal Ang II function. It primarily involves a reduction of HA synthase 2 ...
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Dye injected into the vascular system highlights blood vessels in this image of renal medulla. Vasa recta are conspicuous. Click on one of the thumbnails below to see this view in context or to see a similar view of the renal cortex.. ...
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The commonly accepted manifestations of renal insufficiency are usually not recognized in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) until the fourth decade of life (1). However, many ADPKD patients with GFRs indistinguishable from normal are unable to increase the osmolality of urine above 800 mosm/kg H2O after overnight dehydration or after the parenteral administration of supplementary vasopressin. This concentrating defect can be detected in some young children and young adults decades before the GFR noticeably declines, indicating that parenchymal malfunction begins very early in the course of renal cystic disease (2). In an excellent study reported in this issue of CJASN, Zittema et al. (3) confirm that maximal urine concentration capacity is lost in ADPKD patients compared with normal controls. Still at issue is the mechanism(s) by which ADPKD impairs the maximal concentration of the urine.. The baseline urine volumes, osmolar excretion rates, and plasma arginine ...
To test the hypothesis that the abundance of the apical urea transporter of the inner medullary collecting duct (IMCD) is regulated in vivo by factors associated with altered water balance, immunoblots of rat inner medullary membrane fractions were probed with rabbit polyclonal antibodies against the renal urea transporter (RUT) gene product. In inner medullas of Brattleboro rats, which manifest severe chronic water diuresis, a 117-kD band was seen, in addition to the previously described 97-kD band. These two bands were detectable by antibodies directed against two different regions of the RUT sequence. When Brattleboro rats were treated with a 5-d infusion of arginine vasopressin (AVP) by osmotic minipump, the 117-kD band was markedly diminished, whereas the 97-kD band was unchanged. Simultaneous infusion of the diuretic agent furosemide prevented the AVP-induced decrease in the 117-kD band. In AVP-infused Sprague Dawley rats, the 117-kD band was barely perceptible. However, when AVP-treated ...
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Water is the predominant chemical component of living organisms. Its unique physical properties, which include the ability to solvate a wide range of organic and inorganic molecules, derive from waters dipolar structure and exceptional capacity for forming hydrogen bonds. The manner in which water interacts with a solvated biomolecule influences the structure both of the biomolecule and of water itself. An excellent nucleophile, water is a reactant or product in many metabolic reactions. Regulation of water balance depends upon hypothalamic mechanisms that control thirst, on antidiuretic hormone (ADH), on retention or excretion of water by the kidneys, and on evaporative loss. Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, which involves the inability to concentrate urine or adjust to subtle changes in extracellular fluid osmolarity, results from the unresponsiveness of renal tubular osmoreceptors to ADH. ...
Sure, this bicycle is somewhat less desireable, but the locking technique is still baffling. This rider is using a two-part security system consisting of a u-lock and a cable which a determined rodent could probably gnaw through in a matter of minutes. The most substantial component of the system (the u-lock) is for some reason being employed to secure only the wheel, while the rest of the bike is secured by the cable. (In fairness to the owner, though, I suppose it is possible that the front wheel is worth more than the rest of the bike, so that might explain it. But he still might as well have locked the frame too.) Also, the helmet is right at dog-groin level for maximum urine exposure.. I cant explain why people are unable to lock their bikes properly. All I can do is point these things out when I see them in the hope that others may learn. And the two lessons to be learned from these bikes are:. Lock Up Anything That Can Be Removed. Again, thats Lock Up Anything That Can Be Removed, not ...
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Mathematical modeling techniques have been useful in providing insights into biological systems, including the kidney. This article considers some of the mathematical models that concern urea transport in the kidney. Modeling simulations have been conducted to investigate, in the context of urea cycling and urine concentration, the effects of hypothetical active urea secretion into pars recta. Simulation results suggest that active urea secretion induces a urea-selective improvement in urine concentrating ability. Mathematical models have also been built to study the implications of the highly structured organization of tubules and vessels in the renal medulla on urea sequestration and cycling. The goal of this article is to show how physiological problems can be formulated and studied mathematically, and how such models may provide insights into renal functions ...
The goal of this study was to investigate the reciprocal interactions among oxygen (O2), nitric oxide (NO), and superoxide (O2 (-)) and their effects on medullary oxygenation and urinary output. To accomplish that goal, we developed a detailed mathematical model of solute transport in the renal medulla of the rat kidney. The model represents the radial organization of the renal tubules and vessels, which centers around the vascular bundles in the outer medulla and around clusters of collecting ducts in the inner medulla. Model simulations yield significant radial gradients in interstitial fluid oxygen tension (Po2) and NO and O2 (-) concentration in the OM and upper IM. In the deep inner medulla, interstitial fluid concentrations become much more homogeneous, as the radial organization of tubules and vessels is not distinguishable. The model further predicts that due to the nonlinear interactions among O2, NO, and O2 (-), the effects of NO and O2 (-) on sodium transport, osmolality, and ...
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Osmolality is a test that measures the concentration of all chemical particles found in the fluid part of blood. Osmolality can also be measured with a urine test.
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However, seawater's sodium concentration is above the kidney's maximum concentrating ability. Eventually the blood's sodium ... which signals the kidney to excrete sodium. ...
Increases in flow will disrupt the kidney's ability to form concentrated urine. Overall the loop of Henle reabsorbs around 25% ... In the kidney, the loop of Henle (English: /ˈhɛnli/) (or Henle's loop, Henle loop, nephron loop or its Latin counterpart ansa ... The interstitium of the kidney increases in osmolarity outside as the loop of Henle descends from 600 mOsm/L in the outer ... This process reabsorbs water and creates a concentrated urine for excretion. The loop of Henle can be divided into four parts: ...
Damage to the distal tubule may cause loss of urine-concentrating ability and polyuria.[citation needed] In most cases of acute ... The kidneys are the only body system that are directly affected by tubulointerstitial nephritis. Kidney function is usually ... If the illness is caused by an allergic reaction, a corticosteroid may speed the recovery kidney function; however, this is ... This disease is also caused by other diseases and toxins that damage the kidney. Both acute and chronic tubulointerstitial ...
Loss of renal concentrating ability is a direct result of hypercalcemia. As hypercalcemia persists, mineralization of the ... After ingestion of a lethal dose, the free calcium levels are raised sufficiently that blood vessels, kidneys, the stomach wall ... Cholecalciferol produces hypercalcemia, which results in systemic calcification of soft tissue, leading to kidney failure, ... and possibly kidney failure. It is considered to be single-dose, cumulative (depending on concentration used; the common 0.075 ...
... kidneys also have a unique ability to control the levels of electrolytes after consuming nectars with high amounts ... "The ability of rufous hummingbirds Selasphorus rufus to dilute and concentrate urine". Journal of Avian Biology. 35: 54-62. doi ... The ability to discriminate colors of flowers and plumage is enabled by a visual system having four single cone cells and a ... The dynamic range of metabolic rates in hummingbirds requires a parallel dynamic range in kidney function. During a day of ...
... but seawater's sodium concentration is above the kidney's maximum concentrating ability. Eventually the blood's sodium ... A point frequently overlooked in claims that the kidney can excrete NaCl in Baltic concentrations of 2% (in arguments to the ... Upon reaching the ocean, these salts concentrated as more salt arrived over time (see Hydrologic cycle). Halley noted that most ... Currently the four most concentrated metals - Na, Mg, Ca and K - are commercially extracted from seawater. During 2015 in the ...
... their kidneys have a thin cortex and long renal papillae. Frugivorous bats lack that ability and have kidneys adapted for ... Carnivorous and vampire bats consume large amounts of protein and can output concentrated urine; ... A young bat's ability to fly coincides with the development of an adult body and forelimb length. For the little brown bat, ... The Chiroptera as a whole are in the process of losing the ability to synthesise vitamin C. In a test of 34 bat species from ...
This happens in the kidneys. There seems to be an inverse correlation of body mass to ability to concentrate urine. So ... Kangaroo rats achieve the ability to be sustained on limited water by having incredibly derived kidneys. To remove waste ... Experimental Biology and Medicine 104(1):9-11 [2] Bankir, L (1 December 1985). "Urinary concentrating ability: insights from ... Most kangaroo rat species live in arid environments and are known for their ability to make use of metabolic water rather than ...
Leaky nephrons may compromise the ability of kidneys to concentrate urine leading to frequent urination and dehydration. Gas ...
The endotoxin directly affects the heart, reducing its ability to circulate blood, and also causes pressure on blood vessels ... As some blood vessels start to hemorrhage, major organs like the lungs and kidneys are damaged. ... As the bacteria multiply and move through the bloodstream, it sheds concentrated amounts of toxin. ...
... high tolerance of saline water and the ability to produce highly concentrated waste products. Highly concentrated urine is ... achieved by the large medulla in the kidney which is present in the stubble quail. If the birds have access to green foliage as ... The two species then independently lost the ability to fly long distances. The stubble quail is a ground dwelling bird that is ...
However, chicks do possess a greater ability to concentrate chloride ions in their cloacal fluids. Salt glands also play a ... reducing the load on their kidneys. These excretions are crucial in the maintenance of Antarctic ecosystems. Penguin rookeries ... This ability is present regardless of ontogeny in Adélie penguins, meaning that both adults and juveniles are capable of ... Adélie penguins also manage their salt intake by concentrating cloacal fluids to a much higher degree than most other birds are ...
The excretory function of the kidneys, iodine-concentrating ability of the thyroid, blood flow to heart muscle, etc. can be ... The benefits of artificial intelligence include efficiency, accuracy, and the ability to surpass human ability. Radiology is a ... An advantage of MRI is its ability to produce images in axial, coronal, sagittal and multiple oblique planes with equal ease. ... Iodine contrast may also be concentrated in abnormal areas more or less than in normal tissues and make abnormalities (tumors, ...
Impaired concentrating ability or elevated urine pH (distal renal tubular acidosis) are also commonly found due to tubular ... the overall kidney function may remain normal since the unaffected kidney will compensate for the obstructed kidney. ... Permanent kidney damage can occur from prolonged hydronephrosis secondary to compression of kidney tissue and ischemia.[4] ... kidneys are affected, the pre-existing kidney function, the duration of hydronephrosis (acute or chronic), and whether ...
... the production of hyperosmotic urine by the mammalian kidney. The ability to concentrate urine is also present in birds. ... Repeating many cycles causes fluid to be near isosmolar at the top of Henle's loop and very concentrated at the bottom of the ... Animals with a need for very concentrated urine (such as desert animals) have very long loops of Henle to create a very large ... Gottschalk, C. W.; Mylle, M. (1959), "Micropuncture study of the mammalian urinary concentrating mechanism: evidence for the ...
Kidney cysts can be discovered using ultrasound techniques, and monitoring of the patient's urine concentrating ability for any ... Kidney complications in the form of polycystic kidney or nephronophthisis is estimated to affect 77% of patients suffering from ... If kidney function is abnormal, dialysis is a viable method of management, though is not a cure. Dialysis involves the ... In most advanced cases, a kidney transplant will be required in order to ensure patient survival. Hepatic fibrosis has a ...
... active transport enables the kidney to establish an osmotic gradient that is essential to the kidneys ability to concentrate ... The thin ascending limb is found in the medulla of the kidney, and the thick ascending limb can be divided into a part that is ... Within the nephron of the kidney, the ascending limb of the loop of Henle is a segment of the heterogenous loop of Henle ... Sands JM, Layton HE (2013). "The Urine Concentrating Mechanism and Urea Transporters". In Alpern RJ, Moe OW, Caplan M (eds.). ...
Lithium has been associated with several forms of kidney injury. It is estimated that impaired urinary concentrating ability is ... Renal (kidney) toxicity which may lead to chronic kidney failure Vomiting (usually transient, but can persist in some) Vertigo ... Continued use of lithium can lead to more serious kidney damage in an aggravated form of diabetes insipidus and chronic kidney ... Some forms of lithium-caused kidney damage may be progressive and lead to end-stage kidney failure. Lithium-associated ...
... their kidneys have a thin cortex and long renal papillae. Frugivorous bats lack that ability and have kidneys adapted for ... Carnivorous and vampire bats consume large amounts of protein and can output concentrated urine; ... The Chiroptera as a whole are in the process of losing the ability to synthesise vitamin C.[132] In a test of 34 bat species ... The Eocene bats Icaronycteris (52 million years ago) and Palaeochiropteryx had cranial adaptations suggesting an ability to ...
... but this specific adaptation does not confer any greater concentrating ability. Unlike most other aquatic mammals, manatees ... Kidneys play a very large role in human osmoregulation by regulating the amount of water reabsorbed from glomerular filtrate in ... However, some fish show an ability to effectively osmoregulate across a broad range of salinities; fish with this ability are ... The kidneys of pinnipeds and cetaceans are lobed in structure, unlike those of non-bears among terrestrial mammals, ...
Rule, A. D.; Krambeck, A. E.; Lieske, J. C. (2011). "Chronic Kidney Disease in Kidney Stone Formers". Clinical Journal of the ... Mutations in either of these genes disrupt the ability of this transporter protein to reabsorb these amino acids, allowing them ... to become concentrated in the urine. As the levels of cystine in the urine increase, it forms cystine crystals, resulting in ... Cystinurics have an increased risk for chronic kidney disease and since kidney damage or poor function is often present in ...
... genetic defect in ability of kidney to concentrate urine). *Neurogenic diabetes insipidus, a lack of vasopressin (ADH) ... Diabetic nephropathy, damage to the kidneys and the development of proteinuria and chronic kidney disease ... damage to the kidneys and the development of proteinuria, and chronic kidney disease ... Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, a form of diabetes insipidus due primarily to pathology of the kidney ( ...
... and impairment in the ability to concentrate urine and to conserve sodium and water. DNA damages, particularly oxidative DNA ... reported that the oxidative DNA damage 8-OHdG accumulates in heart and skeletal muscle (as well as in brain, kidney and liver) ... If DNA damage is the underlying cause of aging, it would be expected that humans with inherited defects in the ability to ... The initial study of this type, by Hart and Setlow, showed that the ability of skin fibroblasts of seven mammalian species to ...
... but exhibit a defect in the ability to concentrate solutes in the urine and to conserve water when deprived of drinking water. ... There are thirteen known types of aquaporins in mammals, and six of these are located in the kidney, but the existence of many ... "Defective Urinary Concentrating Ability Due to a Complete Deficiency of Aquaporin-1". New England Journal of Medicine. 345 (3 ... It was present in structures such as kidney tubules and red blood cells, and related to proteins of diverse origins, such as in ...
... if they have the kidney immaturity and/or a poor ability to concentrate urine. A reduction of pathogens has been associated ... Manufacturers and health officials advise it is very important to measure powders or concentrates accurately to achieve the ... liquid concentrate, and ready-to-feed forms. They are designed to be prepared by the parent or caregiver in small batches and ... including cases of acute kidney failure. Large quantities of melamine were added to watered-down milk to give it the appearance ...
... thus reducing the kidney's ability to concentrate the urine. This means that psychogenic polydipsia may lead to test results (e ... Diagnosis may be complicated by the fact that chronic and extreme compulsive drinking may impair the response of the kidneys to ... Hypervolemia, leading to oedema, hypertension and weight gain (due to the kidneys being unable to filter the excess blood) in ... but is now generally avoided due to its toxic effects on the thyroid and kidneys. It is important to note that the majority of ...
... a form of diabetes insipidus due primarily to pathology of the kidney (genetic defect in ability of kidney to concentrate urine ... damage to the kidneys and the development of proteinuria, and chronic kidney disease Diabetes in cats Diabetes in dogs Diabetes ... damage to the kidneys and the development of proteinuria and chronic kidney disease Diabetic neuropathy, a disorder that is ...
He is particularly known for his work using micropuncture techniques to study the kidney's ability to concentrate urine, and ... Throughout his career, Gottschalk published extensively about the kidney and about the history of kidney research. ... committee that recommended government support for kidney transplants and artificial kidney machines for patients with kidney ... Burkhart, Ford (October 19, 1997), "C. W. Gottschalk, 75, Doctor Who Studied Kidneys, Dies", The New York Times. Homer W. Smith ...
Sea otters are known for their ability to use stones as anvils or hammers to facilitate access to hard-to-reach prey items. ... Most of the toxins are concentrated in these organs. Tool use by animals Bandini, Elisa; Bandini, Margherita; Tennie, Claudio ( ... otters were fed live butter clams in a study designed to test toxin avoidance and the otters discarded the siphons and kidneys ... However, they have the ability to manipulate their prey enough to avoid the paralytic shellfish poisoning toxins so that they ...
The same group hypothesised that this is because the kidneys do an extraordinary job of removing and/or concentrating certain ... This difference, combined with the ability of the kidneys to handle abnormally high or abnormally low concentrations of ... As a major organ for excretion, the kidney removes waste materials and chemicals from the body, such as increased ... Your kidneys and how they work". Archived from the original on 2014-09-02. "Bouatra S, Aziat F, Mandal R, Guo AC, Wilson MR, et ...
... their ability to jet quickly through the water, and their ability to hide. All octopuses are venomous, but only the blue-ringed ... Editing is concentrated in the nervous system and affects proteins involved in neural excitability and neuronal morphology. ... The octopus has two nephridia (equivalent to vertebrate kidneys) which are associated with the branchial hearts; these and ... Other colour-changing cells are reflective iridophores and white leucophores.[93] This colour-changing ability is also used to ...
... which is a category of kidney damage that may cause chronic kidney disease.[165] Dogs may also experience chronic joint disease ... For example, B. burgdorferi sensu lato was previously thought to be hindered in its ability to be maintained in an enzootic ... A sun-exposed tick-safe zone at least 9 ft from the barrier should concentrate human activity on the yard, including any patios ... Sun Y, Xu R (2003). "Ability of Ixodes persulcatus, Haemaphysalis concinna and Dermacentor silvarum ticks to acquire and ...
... and some Passeriform birds have all independently lost the ability to internally synthesize Vitamin C in either the kidney or ... Among foods classified for mandatory fortification with vitamin C were fruit-flavored drinks, mixes, and concentrates, foods ... there is a theory that the ability was lost separately a number of times in birds.[124] In particular, the ability to ... In the case of the simians, it is thought that the loss of the ability to make vitamin C may have occurred much farther back in ...
Iodine in food is absorbed by the body and preferentially concentrated in the thyroid where it is needed for the functioning of ... However, since the other 90% of radiation (beta radiation) causes tissue damage without contributing to any ability to see or " ... and excretion by the kidneys with accumulation in the bladder. ... begins to temporarily inhibit the thyroid gland's ability to ...
The ability of birds to return to precise locations across vast distances has been known for some time; in an experiment ... Like the reptiles, birds are primarily uricotelic, that is, their kidneys extract nitrogenous waste from their bloodstream and ... while others that concentrate time and effort on specific food items or have a single strategy to obtain food are considered ... Wings, which evolved from forelimbs, gave birds the ability to fly, although further evolution has led to the loss of flight in ...
... especially the delicate blood filtering vessels of the kidneys, causing kidney damage. Iron is removed from heme and salvaged ... The ability of each hemoglobin molecule to carry oxygen is normally modified by altered blood pH or CO2, causing an altered ... artificially by concentrating Hb), advanced lung disease and certain tumors.[43] ... While the exact genotype and mechanism by which this occurs is not yet clear, selection is acting on these women's ability to ...
Amazingly, if you move to a hot climate such as the American desert southwest or the tropics, your ability to produce sweat ... First, let's concentrate on how sweat is made in an eccrine sweat gland. ... kidney failure and heat stroke. So, it is important to drink plenty of fluids when you exercise or are outside in high ...
Also, from 1953, Heisenberg's theoretical work concentrated on the unified field theory of elementary particles.[6][7][23] ... Heisenberg died of cancer of the kidneys and gall bladder at his home, on 1 February 1976.[146] The next evening, his ... political factors took priority over the historically applied concept of scholarly ability,[48] even though its two most ...
A unique feature is their ability to feed by suction, depressing either the left side of their lower jaw or the right.[45] The ... There are two kidneys located dorsally, near the roof of the body cavity. Their job is to filter the blood of metabolic waste ... In air, where oxygen is more concentrated, some small species can rely solely on cutaneous gas exchange, most famously the ... Though equipped with limbs and the ability to breathe air, most still had a long tapering body and strong tail.[17] They were ...
Ingestion of melamine may lead to reproductive damage, or bladder or kidney stones, which can lead to bladder cancer.[20][26][ ... The slurry is further concentrated and crystallized to yield melamine.[38] Major manufacturers and licensors such as Orascom ... the JRC published the results of a study that benchmarked the ability of labs around the world to accurately measure melamine ... WHO - Some Chemicals that Cause Tumors of the Kidney or Urinary Bladder in Rodents and Some Other Substances[page needed] ...
They are so named because of their ability to alkylate many molecules, including proteins, RNA and DNA. This ability to bind ... Nephrotoxicity (kidney damage) can be caused by tumor lysis syndrome and also due direct effects of drug clearance by the ... Nanoparticles made of magnetic material can also be used to concentrate agents at tumor sites using an externally applied ... This causes kidney damage and the high levels of potassium can cause cardiac arrhythmia. Although prophylaxis is available and ...
People with kidney disease, hyperuricemia, or gout should not take aspirin because it inhibits the kidneys' ability to excrete ... Buffering agents are intended to work by preventing the aspirin from concentrating in the walls of the stomach, although the ... Like its ability to control pain, aspirin's ability to control fever is due to its action on the prostaglandin system through ... a b Pubmed: "Does aspirin cause acute or chronic renal failure in experimental animals and in humans?", Am J Kidney Dis. 1996 ...
The kangaroo's kidneys efficiently concentrate urine, particularly during summer.[11] Red kangaroo primarily eat green ... The females have the unusual ability to delay birth of their baby until their previous Joey has left the pouch. This is called ... The female kangaroo is usually permanently pregnant, except on the day she gives birth; however, she has the ability to freeze ...
The presence of orexin-A and its receptors has been shown in human kidneys and urine ... These findings are supported by ... offered by the ability of OX1 receptor signaling to produce 2-arachidonoyl glycerol, a CB1 receptor ligand, and a subsequent co ... melanin-concentrating hormone, nociceptin, glucose, the dynorphin peptides, and the appetite-regulating peptide hormones leptin ... melanin-concentrating hormone in the lateral hypothalamus and with pre-pro-orexin in the ventromedial hypothalamus (Inui, 1999 ...
This leads to decreased ability to pump blood, a reduction in the ability to sustain exercise, a diminished ability to increase ... Bouquegneau A, Dubois BE, Krzesinski JM, Delanaye P (2012). "Anorexia nervosa and the kidney". Am. J. Kidney Dis. 60 (2): 299- ... People with anorexia concentrate on distorted perceptions of their body exterior due to fear of looking overweight. Aside from ... The BUN test is primarily used to test kidney function. A low BUN level may indicate the effects of malnutrition.[89] ...
Sometimes these effects and patterns can be changed when concentrated on, or can change based on thoughts, emotions or music.[ ... 47] The auditory effects of LSD may include echo-like distortions of sounds, changes in ability to discern concurrent auditory ... Kidneys[6][9]. Identifiers. IUPAC name. *. (6aR,9R)-N,N-diethyl-7-methyl-4,6,6a,7,8,9-hexahydroindolo[4,3-fg]quinoline-9- ...
Legend: → tumor ←, ✱ central pleural effusion, 1 & 3 lungs, 2 spine, 4 ribs, 5 aorta, 6 spleen, 7 & 8 kidneys, 9 liver. ... Veterinary oncology, concentrating mainly on cats and dogs, is a growing specialty in wealthy countries and the major forms of ... Radiation to the breast reduces the ability of that breast to produce milk and increases the risk of mastitis. Also, when ... Some treatments can interfere with the mother's ability to give birth vaginally or to breastfeed.[219] Cervical cancer may ...
Infants, which have less ability to excrete excess magnesium even when healthy, should not be given magnesium supplements, ... Since the kidneys of adult humans excrete excess magnesium efficiently, oral magnesium poisoning in adults with normal renal ... and the interactions of cations with these charges is key to the uptake of cations by root cells allowing a local concentrating ... is usually caused by loss of kidney function. Healthy animals rapidly excrete excess magnesium in the urine and stool.[44] ...
While silver is not attacked by non-oxidizing acids, the metal dissolves readily in hot concentrated sulfuric acid, as well as ... and fatty degeneration of the liver and kidneys; rats implanted with silver foil or injected with colloidal silver have been ... the full extent of silver toxicity is not expected in oceanic conditions because of its ability to transfer into nonreactive ... dilute or concentrated nitric acid. In the presence of air, and especially in the presence of hydrogen peroxide, silver ...
Two plates covered the front area and one plate on the lower back protected the kidneys and other vital organs. Five thousand ... This is because the impact force of these objects stays concentrated in a relatively small area, allowing them a better ... an ability that had previously not been thoroughly explored. To test its properties, the University of Massachusetts stacked ...
It soon became clear that its efficacy in generalized tonic-clonic seizures was the same as phenytoin, that its ability to ... Élan decided to concentrate its efforts towards Zanaflex, Zonegran, Skelaxin, Abelcet, Azactam, Maxipime, Myobloc, and Cutivate ... Kidney. Identifiers. IUPAC name. *5-Ethyl-5-phenyl-1,3-diazinane-4,6-dione ...
The ability of water to precipitate calcium carbonate to protect metal surfaces and reduce the likelihood of toxic metals being ... His installation fed a concentrated solution of chloride of lime to the water being treated. The chlorination of the water ... kidney stones, urinary stones, arthrosis, and arthropathies have been observed.[31] Additionally, desalination processes can ... A water recovery of 99% is possible if the concentrate stream is fed to the RO inlet. ...
... are excreted by the kidneys.[41] Thus, patients with renal impairment may be at higher risk of increased bleeding.[42] ... and prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC) have been utilized with proven efficacy.[110] Specifically with warfarin, four factor ... due to longer history of use of warfarin and the ability to get a more accurate measurement of anticoagulation effect in a ... "Prothrombin complex concentrates versus fresh frozen plasma for warfarin reversal A systematic review and meta-analysis". ...
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Kidney and bladder[edit]. Evidence for the benefit of acetylcysteine to prevent radiocontrast induced kidney disease is mixed.[ ... "PRODUCT INFORMATION ACETADOTE® CONCENTRATED INJECTION" (PDF). TGA eBusiness Services. Phebra Pty Ltd. 16 January 2013. Archived ... although mesna is generally preferred due to the ability of acetylcysteine to diminish the effectiveness of cyclophosphamide.[ ... "Contrast medium induced acute kidney injury: a narrative review". Journal of Nephrology. 31 (6): 797-812. doi:10.1007/s40620- ...
RFA may be performed to treat tumors in the lung, liver, kidney, and bone, as well as other body organs less commonly. Once the ... By generating heat around the nerve, the nerve gets ablated thus destroying its ability to transmit signals to the brain. The ... created by the RFA probe to trigger release of concentrated chemotherapeutic drugs from heat-sensitive liposomes in the margins ...
Unlike warfarin, which is readily excreted, newer anticoagulant poisons also accumulate in the liver and kidneys after ... prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC), or fresh frozen plasma (FFP).[5] 4-factor PCC can be generally be given more quickly ... and X have decreased clotting ability.[5] The anticlotting protein C and protein S are also inhibited but to a lesser degree.[5 ... American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 50 (3): 433-40. doi:10.1053/j.ajkd.2007.06.017. PMID 17720522.. ...
Many of these new treatments work through immune checkpoint blockade, disrupting cancer's ability to evade the immune system.[ ... and kidneys.[22] About 10% of people with lung cancer do not have symptoms at diagnosis; these cancers are incidentally found ... abnormally concentrated urine and diluted blood), ectopic ACTH production, or Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (muscle ...
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This higher urine concentrating ability is due, at least in part, to special adaptations of the kidney that have been well ... concentrating ability, it may be assumed that the role played by UTs in overall urinary concentrating ability is less intense ... They exhibit a 30% reduction in urine concentrating ability with a more severe defect in the capacity to concentrate urea (50 ... Not surprisingly, the urine concentrating defect is more severe in the former. The urinary concentrating ability of UT-A1/3 ...
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... in Brattleboro rats with hereditary diabetes insipidus revealed that absence of ADH led to several alterations in kidney ... Kidney Concentrating Ability* * Kidney Glomerulus / anatomy & histology * Kidney Glomerulus / cytology * Organ Size / drug ... Adaptation of the rat kidney to altered water intake and urine concentration Pflugers Arch. 1988 Jul;412(1-2):42-53. doi: ... The increase in kidney weight in rats with high urine concentration was not homogeneously distributed throughout the different ...
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Kidney Concentrating Ability* * Kidney Medulla / chemistry * Kidney Medulla / metabolism* * Mice * Mice, Knockout ... Kidney Int. 2009 Jul;76(2):169-77. doi: 10.1038/ki.2009.134. Epub 2009 Apr 22. ... We isolated total lysate and membrane proteins from the inner medulla of wild-type and mutant mouse kidneys, and found that the ...
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The kidneys of children younger than 2 years are not mature; they have a blunted ability to concentrate solute. Younger ... Concentrating ability may be impaired by a relative insensitivity to antidiuretic hormone. These changes in the heart, vessels ... The kidneys can tolerate a 90% decrease in total blood flow for short periods of time. With significant decreases in ... The kidneys also undergo age-related atrophy, and many older patients have significantly decreased creatinine clearance in the ...
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... is a multisystemic and progressive disorder characterized by cyst formation and enlargement in the kidney (see the image below ... A decrease in urine-concentrating ability is an early manifestation of ADPKD. The cause is not known. Plasma vasopressin levels ... Estimation of total kidney volume in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Nov. 66 (5):792-801. [ ... Advice for Managing Acute Kidney Injury in COVID-19 Patients * Large COVID-19 Dataset: Kidney Injury in ,35% of Those in ...
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Effects on the kidney include diminished ability to concentrate urine; diuresis, leading to loss of sodium, potassium, ... A more concentrated solution of potassium may be infused if a central line is used, but the catheter tip should not extend into ... Magnesium deficiency: pathophysiologic and clinical overview [see comments]. Am J Kidney Dis. 1994;24:737-752. ... Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (eg, ibuprofen) can cause hyperkalemia through direct effects on the kidney. ...
This measures the ability of the kidneys to concentrate urine. In the normal patient, dipstick results for protein show ... A urinalysis helps to evaluate the function of the kidneys and the quality of the urine produced. A urinalysis usually consists ... Urinalysis results can give an idea of hydration and kidney function; it can also indicate inflammation or infections in the ...
  • and 3 ) species differences among mice, rats, and humans related to their very different body size and metabolic rate, leading to considerably larger needs to excrete and to concentrate urea in smaller species (urea excretion per unit body weight in mice is 5 times that in rats and 23 times that in humans). (physiology.org)
  • In both wild-type and UT-B null mice, urea clearance was higher than creatinine clearance, suggesting the possibility that urea could be secreted in the mouse kidney, thus allowing more efficient excretion of the disproportionately high urea load. (physiology.org)
  • This process reabsorbs water and creates a concentrated urine for excretion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Urinalysis may indicate an elevated pH due to the secondary destruction of nephrons within the affected kidney, which impairs acid excretion. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is an appropriate physiologic response since, via its effects to increase bone resorption, to increase the formation of calcitriol in the kidney and to reduce renal calcium excretion, PTH acts to raise the serum calcium concentration toward normal. (uptodate.com)
  • The normal concentration of potassium in the body is regulated by the kidneys through the excretion of urine. (rarediseases.org)
  • The excessive excretion of potassium in the urine (kaliuresis) may result from the use of diuretic drugs (which increases urination), a deficiency of magnesium in the blood, excessive mineralocorticoids such as aldosterone in the blood which affect the electrolyte and fluid balance in the body (usually caused by endocrine diseases), kidney disorders, or from the use of high doses of penicillin. (rarediseases.org)
  • This is because the amount of blood filtered through the kidneys (the glomular filtration rate) is tied to protein in the diet, and reducing the protein reduces the filtering thus decreasing the excretion of toxins. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • One man was affected by hyperuricemia, two had proteinuria, three had high excretion of beta-2-microglobulin and one had low urinary acidifying ability. (cdc.gov)
  • Measure of the kidney's ability to make concentrated urine. (studystack.com)
  • With long term use of lithium this decreases the kidney's ability to concentrate urine. (allnurses.com)
  • This can be triggered by excess glucose in the blood which interferes with the kidney's ability to concentrate urine. (express.co.uk)
  • Specifically, fluoride impairs the kidney's ability to concentrate, thus producing a diabetes insipidus-type condition marked by excessive urination. (fluoridealert.org)
  • Thus, those portions of the nephron which are responsible for the kidney's ability to concentrate urine and conserve water for the organism (the loops of Henle, collecting ducts, and vasa recta) are exposed to the highest fluoride concentrations within the kidney. (fluoridealert.org)
  • The ability of the kidney to excrete in the urine high concentrations of solutes from the blood plasma. (uchicago.edu)
  • discovered that kidneys have an ability to excrete high concentrations of urea without taking away corresponding water, indicating that simple diffusion was not the only way for urea across the membrane. (frontiersin.org)
  • drinking seawater temporarily increases blood's NaCl concentration, which signals the kidney to excrete sodium. (wikipedia.org)
  • If our blood glucose levels are higher than they should be for prolonged periods of time, the kidneys will work to get rid some of the excess glucose from the blood and excrete this as urine. (express.co.uk)
  • Dehydration may also result and cause a decrease in the blood flow through the kidney which then impairs the kidneys ability to excrete calcium. (healthengine.com.au)
  • u´rin ) the fluid excreted by the kidneys, stored in the bladder, and discharged through the urethra. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • the fluid secreted by the kidneys, transported by the ureters, stored in the bladder, and voided through the urethra. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • cystine, a building block of most proteins, in the kidneys and bladder. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Larger crystals become stones that may lodge in the kidneys or in the bladder. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Structural abnormalities of the junctions between the kidney , ureter and bladder that lead to hydronephrosis can occur during fetal development. (wikipedia.org)
  • Obstruction that occurs anywhere along the upper urinary tract will lead to increased pressure within the structures of the kidney due to the inability to pass urine from the kidney to the bladder. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cats are able to survive without drinking much because they can concentrate their urine and not lose water through the kidneys and bladder. (1800petmeds.com)
  • Possible causes include a urinary tract infection or stone, kidney disease or injury, and bladder or kidney cancer, among others. (livestrong.com)
  • Urine that has a strong ammonia smell or foul odor can be a danger sign of a bladder or kidney infection. (livestrong.com)
  • It can also balance fluid in the body and eases bladder and kidney ailments. (healingcrystals.com)
  • Layton, the Canada 150 Research Chair in Mathematical Biology and Medicine, built the first computational model that simulates the muscle contractions that move urine from the kidney to the bladder. (eurekalert.org)
  • The obstruction causes dilation of the nephron tubules and flattening of the lining of the tubules within the kidneys which in turn causes swelling of the renal calyces. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lithium accumulates in the collecting tubules and interferes with ADH's ability to increase water permeability. (allnurses.com)
  • Blood tests may show impaired kidney function (elevated urea or creatinine ) or electrolyte imbalances such as hyponatremia or hyperchloremic metabolic acidosis . (wikipedia.org)
  • In a recent study, Waterloo researchers found that the elderly, people with impaired kidney function and those taking a combination of certain drugs need to be extra mindful of their water intake. (eurekalert.org)
  • Lam GS, Asplin JR, Halperin ML. Does a high concentration of calcium in the urine cause an important renal concentrating defect in human subjects? (uchicago.edu)
  • They exhibit a 30% reduction in urine concentrating ability with a more severe defect in the capacity to concentrate urea (50%) than other solutes, despite a twofold enhanced expression of UT-A2. (physiology.org)
  • In the kidney, deletion of UT-A1/UT-A3 results in polyuria and a severe urine concentrating defect, indicating that intrarenal recycling of urea plays a crucial role in the overall capacity to concentrate urine. (frontiersin.org)
  • These findings demonstrate a decrease in the medullary osmotic gradient secondary to impaired countercurrent multiplication and downregulation of aquaporins 2, 3, and 4 as contributors to the urinary concentrating defect in the hypothyroid rat. (asnjournals.org)
  • An i.p. injection of AVP to LXRβ −/− mice revealed a partial kidney response: There was no effect on urine volume, but there was a significant increase of urine osmolality, suggesting that DI may be caused by a defect in central production of AVP. (pnas.org)
  • While the kidney defect is believed to be reversible (i.e., it ends when the fluoride clears from the blood), no research has yet been conducted to determine the long-term kidney health of those who have repeatedly experienced short-term toxic exposures to fluoride. (fluoridealert.org)
  • It has since been determined that the renal concentrating defect can be produced in rats, dogs, and humans and that the plasma fluoride level threshold for the problem is approximately 30 umol/L. . . . As noted above plasma fluoride concentrations of some patients who have been treated with 1.23% APF gels reach levels of 30 umol/L or more for several hours. (fluoridealert.org)
  • It is likely that some of these patients would experience the renal concentrating defect during these periods and perhaps for several hours thereafter. (fluoridealert.org)
  • Although the renal concentrating defect is reversible and without known long-term sequelae, it represents a physiologic disturbance that can be avoided, mainly by reducing the amounts of fluoride available for systemic absorption during APF gel applications. (fluoridealert.org)
  • Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus is the result of a defect in the kidneys, which may be caused by a genetic disorder. (childrens.com)
  • These tumours do not usually metastasise, neural and chemical stimuli from the hypothalamus, but they are often life threatening because of their diseases of which cause secondary abnormalities in position and ability to secrete excess hormone. (slideshare.net)
  • Diabetes and high blood pressure are the two leading causes of kidney disease and kidney failure, but there are several other risk factors to be aware of, including family history, age, race/ethnicity and other conditions like cardiovascular disease, kidney cancer, autoimmune diseases and polycystic kidney disease. (kindredhealthcare.com)
  • Renal illness in children may present with signs and symptoms of disease, abnormal urinalysis, urinary tract infection, electrolyte and acid-base abnormalities, decreased renal function, glomerular disease, renal tubular defects, congenital abnormalities of the kidney or urinary tract, hypertension, and renal involvement in systemic diseases. (healio.com)
  • Urinary tract abnormalities, hereditary diseases of the kidney, and urinary tract infection (UTI) account for 50% to 90% of chronic kidney disease (CKD) cases in younger children. (healio.com)
  • Urine examination is useful to detect diseases affecting the kidneys. (pediatriconcall.com)
  • The older population, those with kidney diseases, and those on blood pressure medication sometimes have a problem with water balance. (eurekalert.org)
  • It is also abundantly expressed in the endothelium of the arterial vasa recta throughout the renal medulla, where it contributes to the urinary concentrating mechanism. (physiology.org)
  • The inner stripe of the outer medulla (IS) increased more in relative height and volume than other kidney zones and, within this zone, the volume of epithelium of thick ascending limb of Henle's loops (TAL) increased more than expected from the whole kidney weight increase. (nih.gov)
  • In outer stripe of outer medulla (OS) and in cortex (C), TAL hypertrophy was equal to or lower than expected from whole kidney weight increase. (nih.gov)
  • We isolated total lysate and membrane proteins from the inner medulla of wild-type and mutant mouse kidneys, and found that the amounts of aquaporin 2 (AQP2), adenylyl cyclases III and V/VI, and phosphorylated MAP kinases ERK 1/2 proteins were all reduced in the inner medulla of the knockout mice. (nih.gov)
  • Named after its discoverer, the German anatomist Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, the loop of Henle's main function is to create a concentration gradient in the medulla of the kidney. (wikipedia.org)
  • The interstitium of the kidney increases in osmolarity outside as the loop of Henle descends from 600 mOsm/L in the outer medulla of the kidney to 1200 mOsm/L in the inner medulla. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angiomyolipomas are the most common type of tumors to develop in the kidneys of TSC patients. (livingnaturally.com)
  • Osmotic response element-binding protein (OREBP) is an essential regulator of the urine concentrating mechanism. (uchicago.edu)
  • it has long been known that urea plays an important role in the urinary concentrating mechanism and that complex urea movements occur in the kidney. (physiology.org)
  • Results in the four groups showed that kidney weight relative to body weight was influenced by the operation of urinary concentrating mechanism, with HWI less than CON less than RWI less than ADH. (nih.gov)
  • In particular, he is studying tubuloglomerular feedback (TGF), the urine concentrating mechanism, and the hemodynamics of the afferent arteriole. (duke.edu)
  • Dynamic models for the concentrating mechanism involve large systems of coupled hyperbolic PDEs that describe tubular convection and epithelial transport. (duke.edu)
  • In the present study, the effect of hypothyroidism in rats on the pivotal components of the urinary concentrating mechanism have been examined and compared with euthyroid animals. (asnjournals.org)
  • Activation of the countercurrent concentrating mechanism, which is initiated by increased sodium-potassium-2 chloride (Na-K-2Cl) co-transporter in the water impermeable ascending limb, creates the osmotic driving force for passive water reabsorption across the collecting duct. (asnjournals.org)
  • Occasionally your vet may suggest an ultrasound, for example if s/he suspects that your cat has kidney stones, or a kidney infection, or cancer. (felinecrf.org)
  • Any factor that reduces urinary flow or causes obstruction, which results in urinary stasis or reduces urine volume through dehydration and inadequate fluid intake, increases the risk of developing kidney stones. (powershow.com)
  • Low urinary flow is the most common abnormality, and most important factor to correct with kidney stones. (powershow.com)
  • Symptoms may vary and depend on the location and size of the kidney stones or calculi within the urinary collecting system. (powershow.com)
  • Small nonobstructing stones or "silent stones" located in the calyces of the kidney are sometimes found incidentally on x-rays or may be present with asymptomatic hematuria. (powershow.com)
  • Sometimes cystine crystals combine with calcium molecules in the kidneys to form large stones. (medlineplus.gov)
  • These crystals and stones can create blockages in the urinary tract and reduce the ability of the kidneys to eliminate waste through urine. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The molecular basis of kidney stones. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The most common cause of hydronephrosis in young adults is kidney stones , or renal calculi . (wikipedia.org)
  • Sources of obstruction that can arise from other various causes include kidney stones, blood clots or retroperitoneal fibrosis . (wikipedia.org)
  • Unfortunately, highly concentrated urine can predispose cats to developing urinary stones and crystals. (1800petmeds.com)
  • The increase in kidney weight in rats with high urine concentration was not homogeneously distributed throughout the different kidney zones and the different nephron segments. (nih.gov)
  • Professor Layton is modeling renal function at the level of the nephron (the functional unit of the kidney) and at the level of nephron populations. (duke.edu)
  • In the kidney, the loop of Henle (English: /ˈhɛnli/) (or Henle's loop, Henle loop, nephron loop or its Latin counterpart ansa nephroni) is the portion of a nephron that leads from the proximal convoluted tubule to the distal convoluted tubule. (wikipedia.org)
  • a progessive condition caused by severe hypertension leading to scarring and deformation of kidneys. (studystack.com)
  • Some of the more severe side effects may include confusion , difficulty concentrating, euphoria, suicidal thoughts, low sex drive and decreased sexual ability. (diffen.com)
  • Severe chronic kidney disease symptoms, including nausea, vomiting, anemia, shortness of breath, seizures, changes in urine output and pain or pressure in the chest can be an indication that a person is experiencing kidney failure - the last stage of chronic kidney disease. (kindredhealthcare.com)
  • Causes of sudden kidney failure include severe blood loss, certain bloodstream infections, and toxin or medication side effects, among others. (livestrong.com)
  • If a person's body can't eliminate urine, toxins build up and damage the kidneys, which can also lead to kidney failure. (kindredhealthcare.com)
  • You can watch for kidney and urinary tract infections , which may further damage the kidneys. (felinecrf.org)
  • Diabetes insipidus is a rare condition in which the kidneys are unable to concentrate (or dilute) the body's urine. (childrens.com)
  • This is how the kidneys regulate the body's level of these substances. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • Typically, in acute kidney disease, your veterinarian will find the kidneys to be enlarged and painful. (hubpages.com)
  • Acute kidney disease occurs quickly, often over the course of a few days, and is caused by a lack of oxygen to the kidneys or exposure to toxins such as antifreeze, pesticides, and some medications. (vetsecure.com)
  • If treated promptly, acute kidney disease may be reversible. (vetsecure.com)
  • All pups were euthanized, sex confirmed, and liver and kidneys weighed and retained in fixative for subsequent histopathologic examination. (nih.gov)
  • Traditionally, vets have recommended restricting protein consumption because protein is high in phosphorus, which creates a high nitrogen load that can further stress the liver and kidneys. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • We conserve water best when our kidneys are able to efficiently and effectively concentrate urine. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • The ability to conserve water during periods of fluid deprivation is an important function of the kidney. (asnjournals.org)
  • Normal water consumption varies according to outside temperature, the degree of exercise, and the kidneys' ability to conserve water. (1800petmeds.com)
  • The renal artery is responsible for delivering 20-25% of the blood volume from each heart beat to the kidney. (hubpages.com)
  • Hypokalemia may also impair the ability of the kidneys to concentrate urine, resulting in excessive urination (polyuria) and excessive thirst (polydipsia). (rarediseases.org)
  • Polyuria is caused by the kidneys inability to concentrate urine. (healthengine.com.au)
  • Initially some vets only test a measure of kidney function called blood urea nitrogen (BUN) or urea, or possibly BUN together with another test of kidney function called creatinine. (felinecrf.org)
  • This group of checks examines kidney function. (felinecrf.org)
  • A urinalysis helps to evaluate the function of the kidneys and the quality of the urine produced. (petplace.com)
  • Simultaneously, kidney function gets degraded. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • In acute hydronephrosis full recovery of kidney function is seen. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, with chronic hydronephrosis, permanent loss of kidney function is seen even once obstruction is removed. (wikipedia.org)
  • When taken as directed, regular use of aspirin does not seem to increase the risk of kidney disease in people who have normal renal function. (uspharmacist.com)
  • 5 According to the National Kidney Foundation's guidance to patients, "use of a 'baby aspirin' (81 to 162 mg per day) daily is fine, even with reduced kidney function. (uspharmacist.com)
  • Lithium is considered the most effective long-term treatment for bipolar disorder, but it is now prescribed less due to concerns about the drug's side effects, such as kidney function problems. (psychcentral.com)
  • This topic will briefly review our understanding of the function of the CaSR in the parathyroid glands and kidneys and then describe conditions caused by mutations in this gene, particularly FHH and autosomal dominant hypocalcemia ( table 1 ). (uptodate.com)
  • In response to these changes, the CaSR brings about changes in the function of parathyroid glands and kidneys, which are directed at normalizing serum calcium concentration. (uptodate.com)
  • Kidney disease, which affects about 37 million people in the United States, occurs when the kidneys become damaged and are unable to function properly, causing waste products and fluids to build up in a person's body. (kindredhealthcare.com)
  • Failure of the filtration function of the kidneys leads to the development of azotemia (an excess of nitrogenous compounds in the blood), which may be classified as prerenal, renal, postrenal, or of mixed origin. (merckvetmanual.com)
  • Prerenal azotemia generally resolves with appropriate treatment, because kidney structure has not been altered, which allows normal function to resume once renal perfusion has been restored. (merckvetmanual.com)
  • A sudden, abrupt decrease in function of the kidneys results in the syndrome of acute kidney failure . (hubpages.com)
  • Drinking sufficient water helps support normal kidney function. (livestrong.com)
  • Dark yellow, bright yellow or orange-tinged urine could signal dehydration, decreased kidney function, liver or pancreatic disease, or breakdown of muscle tissue. (livestrong.com)
  • Persistently decreased urine production most commonly indicates significant dehydration or reduced kidney function, which can occur with a wide variety of medical conditions. (livestrong.com)
  • However, sometimes the tumors become large enough to cause pain and affect kidney function. (livingnaturally.com)
  • One consequence from introducing high levels of fluoride into the blood is that kidney function can be impaired. (fluoridealert.org)
  • page, it is not normally possible to detect CKD until the cat has already lost 66-75% of his or her kidney function, although the SDMA test may offer earlier indications of a problem. (felinecrf.org)
  • Glomerular filtration rate (see below ) is the gold standard for assessing kidney function in cats. (felinecrf.org)
  • Surprisingly, there is one BSND mutation that causes deafness without affecting renal function, indicating that kidney function tolerates a reduction of anion channel activity that is not sufficient to support normal signal transduction in inner hair cells. (frontiersin.org)
  • In kidney disease, the kidneys do not function properly. (vetsecure.com)
  • To evaluate kidney function, the urinalysis should be interpreted with the results of a blood test called a chemistry panel . (vetsecure.com)
  • Samples obtained by "free catch" into a cup while the pet urinates or taken off the floor or exam table are usually contaminated with bacteria but may be sufficient for evaluating kidney function. (vetsecure.com)
  • The kidney exhibits normal function, in particular with respect to its ability to concentrate the urine. (dovepress.com)
  • If this person was not drinking enough water as the cause for dehydration, it is "extra renal" -a non kidney- cause of the dehydration. (allnurses.com)
  • Hydronephrotic animals showed increased diuresis and reduced ability to regulate electrolyte concentration. (diva-portal.org)
  • The kidneys also regulate the blood's pH and balance its levels of minerals like sodium, calcium, phosphorus and potassium, as well as producing hormones that control blood pressure, make red blood cells and keep bones healthy. (kindredhealthcare.com)
  • Its job is to concentrate the urine and help the kidneys regulate the amount of water in the body. (childrens.com)
  • Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is a multisystemic and progressive disorder characterized by cyst formation and enlargement in the kidney (see the image below) and other organs (eg, liver, pancreas, spleen). (medscape.com)
  • best imaging tool for monitoring kidney size after treatment, as an indication of disease progress. (medscape.com)
  • Symptoms and treatment for kidney disease vary depending the specifics of the case, but oftentimes, a diet change can help. (petmd.com)
  • The last include urinary concentration deficits and diabetes insipidus, chronic kidney disease (including renal failure), nephrotic syndrome, hypercalcaemia, hyperparathyroidism and distal tubular acidosis. (cambridge.org)
  • Aim: Hypertension is a common disease in the industrialized world and approximately 5% of all cases are secondary to kidney malfunction. (diva-portal.org)
  • those with a history of heart failure or kidney disease are at particularly high risk. (uspharmacist.com)
  • 4 Additionally, patients need to be informed that in individuals with kidney disease, aspirin may increase the tendency to bleed. (uspharmacist.com)
  • To determine the effect of venglustat on the rate of total kidney volume (TKV) growth and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) decline in patients at risk of rapidly progressive Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD). (centerwatch.com)
  • To evaluate the pharmacokinetics (PK) of venglustat in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease patients (Stages 1 and 2). (centerwatch.com)
  • Long-term lithium therapy is associated with impairment in concentrating ability and, occasionally, progression to advanced chronic kidney disease from tubulointerstitial nephropathy. (hindawi.com)
  • The condition can cause long-term complications - and increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and kidney damage. (express.co.uk)
  • Diabetes and high blood pressure are the most common causes of kidney disease, accounting for about two-thirds of all cases. (kindredhealthcare.com)
  • Chronic kidney disease occurs when damage to the kidneys continues to get worse, causing the dysfunction of the organ to progress over time. (kindredhealthcare.com)
  • In addition to chronic kidney disease, a sudden loss of blood flow to a person's kidneys can also prompt kidney failure. (kindredhealthcare.com)
  • There are treatments available to slow the progression of kidney disease, so it's critical for patients to work closely with their doctors if they notice kidney damage symptoms or signs of kidney failure. (kindredhealthcare.com)
  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD) involves a loss of functional renal tissue due to a prolonged (≥2 mo), usually progressive, process. (merckvetmanual.com)
  • Classification of Stages of Kidney Disease ) based on laboratory tests and clinical signs. (merckvetmanual.com)
  • This is distinct from chronic disease, where the kidneys are usually small and may be irregularly-shaped. (hubpages.com)
  • Despite this encouraging leads to the explanation of its aetiology, this endemic kidney disease remains a mystery since its focal and stable distribution for more than 50 years remains unexplained [ 2 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Early kidney disease might also cause a period of increased urine production due to loss of concentrating ability before urine production drops. (livestrong.com)
  • Tuberous sclerosis (TSC), also called Bourneville's disease, is a rare genetic disorder that causes noncancerous (benign) tumors to grow in many parts of the body, such as the brain, eyes, heart, kidneys, lungs, and skin. (livingnaturally.com)
  • It may also be caused by kidney disease, hypercalcemia or taking certain medications, such as lithium. (childrens.com)
  • Biomarkers of kidney disease: potential utilities (2018) Segev G International Renal Interest Society discusses the benefits of early detection and mentions some possible tests, though none of these is widely available as yet apart from the SDMA test. (felinecrf.org)
  • One advantage of the SDMA test is that, as Early diagnosis of chronic kidney disease in dogs and cats: use of serum creatinine and symmetric dimethylarginine (2016) Grauer GF Today's Veterinary Practice Mar/Apr 2016 states, 'In contrast to sCr, SDMA should not be affected by changes in muscle mass. (felinecrf.org)
  • Pediatricians may initiate evaluation and treatment of kidney disease to the extent with which they are comfortable. (healio.com)
  • Persistent and complicated kidney disease such as glomerulonephritis, renal failure, systemic disease with renal involvement, unexplained electrolyte abnormalities, and others should be referred to the pediatric nephrologist. (healio.com)
  • 1-3 Chronic kidney disease stage 5, previously referred to as end-stage renal disease, occurs in about 9 to 10 children per 1 million annually. (healio.com)
  • In the early stages of kidney disease, you'll notice your dog drinking a lot more water in order to flush out excess toxins in the body that the kidneys are not filtering out. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • What Causes Kidney Disease In Dogs? (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • A number of factors can contribute to the development of kidney disease. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • Of course, it's always best to prevent kidney disease as opposed to treating it, so this list is important for any dog owner to understand. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • A routine blood screen can detect kidney disease by measuring, among other values, the blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • High BUN and creatinine values can reveal high levels of waste products, which indicate kidney disease. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • Decreasing values may indicate an improvement in the progress of kidney disease. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • But if your dog suffers from kidney disease, one of the most important things you can do for him is to get him off kibble and on to fresh foods. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • It is commonly thought that when there is any evidence of kidney disease, the protein level should be reduced. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • Protein reduction has little impact upon the progression of kidney disease. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • Acute (sudden) kidney disease may be reversible, but chronic (long-term) kidney disease is usually progressive, meaning that it worsens over time. (vetsecure.com)
  • Kidney disease can be detected early with the help of a urinalysis. (vetsecure.com)
  • What Is Kidney Disease? (vetsecure.com)
  • Kidney disease is a broad term meaning that the kidneys are not functioning properly. (vetsecure.com)
  • Chronic kidney disease occurs over the course of months to years and is usually progressive, meaning that it worsens over time. (vetsecure.com)
  • What Are the Signs of Kidney Disease? (vetsecure.com)
  • How Can Kidney Disease Be Detected Early? (vetsecure.com)
  • Insufficient ability to concentrate urine is noted by an abnormal specific gravity and is often one of the first signs of early kidney disease. (vetsecure.com)
  • What Other Tests May Be Done to Detect Kidney Disease? (vetsecure.com)
  • In early kidney disease, a low specific gravity may be the only abnormality identified. (vetsecure.com)
  • As kidney disease progresses, the concentrations of blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine rise in the blood. (vetsecure.com)
  • etc ?pathophysiology-nonselective NSAIDS inhibit synthesis vasodilatory prostaglandin in the kidney=prerenal state ARF COX2 not so innocent afterall. (scribd.com)
  • It also looks for any other abnormalities associated with poorly functioning kidneys such as electrolyte imbalances, metabolic acidosis and phosphorus/calcium imbalances. (felinecrf.org)
  • It explains why hypercalcemia reduces calcium and sodium transport in the loop of Henle, with an associated decrease in urinary concentrating ability. (uptodate.com)
  • Calcium balance in the body is tightly regulated by the effects of parathyroid hormone (PTH) and a vitamin on the gut, kidney and bone. (healthengine.com.au)
  • With prolonged elevation of blood calcium levels, calcium may precipitate within the kidney ( nephrocalcinosis ) or within the urinary tract, resulting in urinary stone formation. (healthengine.com.au)
  • Blood levels of calcium, phosphorus and potassium can also be monitored in addition to the BUN and creatinine as they can affect the treatment of dogs with kidney failure. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • As urine becomes more concentrated in the kidneys, the excess cystine forms crystals. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Kidneys are responsible for filtering waste, excess water and other impurities out of the blood, and expelling them in the form of urine. (kindredhealthcare.com)
  • When the kidneys are functioning normally, the amount of potassium in the diet is sufficient for use by the body and the excess is usually excreted through urine and sweat. (rarediseases.org)
  • However, seawater's sodium concentration is above the kidney's maximum concentrating ability. (wikipedia.org)
  • Using the epithelial sodium channel (ENaC), essential for kidney control of blood pressure, we have shown that ubiquitin pathway proteins control the number of ENaCs at the cell surface resulting in changes in Na+ absorption. (otago.ac.nz)
  • The kidneys also measure out chemicals like sodium, phosphorus, and potassium and release them back to the blood to return to the body. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • Treatment can also help manage kidney failure symptoms. (kindredhealthcare.com)
  • Flaxseed may help improve menopausal symptoms and reduce blood pressure, but evidence of its ability to improve cholesterol levels is mixed. (mskcc.org)
  • Anorexia can be caused by hyperthermia (elevated body temperature), arthritis (joint inflammation), myalgia (muscle pain), renal (kidney) failure, or other ailments associated with infection by Borrelia burgdorferi . (petmd.com)
  • It controls water balance, and when we are dehydrated, it produces highly concentrated urine to get rid of waste using as little water as possible. (eurekalert.org)
  • Incredibly, how mammals produce a highly concentrated urine is not well understood," Layton said. (eurekalert.org)
  • The parenchymal weight and glomerular area of contralateral kidneys were significantly increased in the hydronephrotic animals. (diva-portal.org)
  • Histopathology of the hydronephrotic kidneys displayed areas with fibrosis, inflammation and glomerular changes. (diva-portal.org)
  • their kidneys are less responsive to antidiuretic hormone (ADH), and they show decreased renal mass, renal blood flow, and glomerular filtration rate, putting them at higher risk for hyponatremia. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Hydronephrosis that occurs acutely with sudden onset (as caused by a kidney stone ) can cause intense pain in the flank area (between the hips and ribs) known as a renal colic . (wikipedia.org)
  • If complete obstruction occurs, a postrenal kidney failure (obstructive nephropathy) may follow. (wikipedia.org)
  • While an increased, complex susceptibility to renal injury occurs with age, the ability of the kidney to repair itself diminishes. (uspharmacist.com)
  • Hypothyroidism is a very common clinical disorder that is associated with abnormalities in many organs, including the kidney. (asnjournals.org)
  • To determine whether the DI was of central or nephrogenic origin, we examined the responsiveness of the kidney to arginine vasopressin (AVP). (pnas.org)
  • Hypothyroidism is associated with impaired urinary concentrating ability in humans and animals. (asnjournals.org)
  • However, this stage may be associated with impaired urine-concentrating ability and increased urine volume. (merckvetmanual.com)
  • We measure the ability to concentrate urine by specific gravity. (1800petmeds.com)
  • A cat's average urine specific gravity is 1.045, which is much more concentrated than that of dogs and people-1.015. (1800petmeds.com)
  • The urine is then assessed for specific gravity, which measures the ability of the kidneys to concentrate urine. (vetsecure.com)
  • Specific gravity >1.022 in a randomly collected specimen denotes adequate renal concentrating capacity as long as there are no abnormal solutes in the urine. (pediatriconcall.com)
  • may cause kidney damage and lower your blood's ability to The Occupational Safety and Health Administration clot. (cdc.gov)
  • Breathing diesel fuel vapors for long periods may cause kidney damage and lower your blood's ability to clot. (cdc.gov)
  • It also can cause damage to the brain, kidneys and lungs. (colorado.gov)
  • Aspects of the mind and the emotions are related to all the organs: the Spleen is linked to worry and anxiety, the Liver is linked to anger, the Heart to joy, the Kidneys to fear and fright and the Lungs to sadness and grief. (acupuncturetoday.com)
  • For example, the Spleen contains consciousness, the Liver contains memory and collective consciousness, the Heart has animation or Shen , the Kidneys have the will and the Lungs contain instinctual animal consciousness. (acupuncturetoday.com)
  • In the last 12 years, at least seven facilitated urea transporters (UTs) have been cloned, five of which are expressed in the kidney. (physiology.org)
  • They are expressed predominantly in the kidney and in the inner ear, and are necessary for NaCl resorption in the loop of Henle and for K + secretion by the stria vascularis. (frontiersin.org)
  • Creatinine Clearance (CCr) - the rate of filtration of creatinine by the kidney (GFR marker) 6. (scribd.com)
  • To evaluate the effect of venglustat on kidney concentrating ability by assessing urine osmolality (in patients not on diuretic) (Stage 2 only). (centerwatch.com)
  • The LXR agonist (GW3965) in WT mice elicited an increase in urine osmolality, suggesting that LXRβ is a key receptor in controlling water balance with targets in both the brain and kidney, and it could be a therapeutic target in disorders of water balance. (pnas.org)
  • Twelve of 23 men (52 percent) in whom urine osmolality could be evaluated presented impaired maximum urinary concentrating ability. (cdc.gov)
  • On the whole, studies in UT-B null mice suggest that recycling of urea by countercurrent exchange in medullary vessels plays a more crucial role in the overall capacity to concentrate urine than its recycling in the loops of Henle. (physiology.org)
  • 1 Importantly, renal aging predisposes the older adult population to acute kidney injury (AKI), previously called acute renal failure (ARF). (uspharmacist.com)
  • When a person is in kidney failure, their kidneys have lost the ability to filter waste from their blood, and they will not survive without dialysis or a kidney transplant. (kindredhealthcare.com)
  • Acute intrinsic kidney failure - This type of kidney failure is usually the result of a direct trauma to the kidneys, such as an accident or other physical impact. (kindredhealthcare.com)
  • How common is kidney failure? (hubpages.com)
  • Kidney failure is very common in older dogs and cats, affecting as many as one third of pets over ten years of age. (hubpages.com)
  • The kidneys are vital for a large range of essential functions in the body, and kidney failure in both cats and dogs can therefore lead to disruption of many bodily functions. (hubpages.com)
  • Did you know that as few as 10 raisins could cause acute kidney failure in a small breed dog such as a terrier? (hubpages.com)
  • High blood pressure and diabetes account for most cases of chronic kidney failure. (livestrong.com)
  • Conversely, increasing values may mean that that your dog's kidney failure is progressing and getting worse. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • While BUN and creatinine levels can be important for diagnosing and monitoring kidney failure , there are also several other tests that are used to diagnose and monitor kidney failure in dogs. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • Neutron activation analysis demonstrated high levels of Cd in the liver and kidney of 31 percent of the men, while creatinine clearance was normal in all individuals tested. (cdc.gov)
  • Conclusion: This study provides a model for PUUO in mice and demonstrates the presence of salt-sensitive hypertension and an impaired renal concentrating ability in mice which has not been described before. (diva-portal.org)
  • The persistent high urine volume after AVP administration was traced to a reduction in aquaporin-1 expression in the kidney of LXRβ −/− mice. (pnas.org)
  • A cavity at the innermost area of a kidney that connects to the ureter. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Megacalycosis is a rare, usually unilateral dilatation of the kidney calyces in the presence of a normal, undilated renal pelvis and ureter. (dovepress.com)
  • Hormone produced by the hypothalamus and stored in the posterior pituitary that increases the absorption of water by the kidneys. (encyclopedia.com)
  • While the kidneys filter the blood in this way, water will also be removed from the blood and will need replenishing and this is why we tend to have increase thirst when blood sugar levels are too high. (express.co.uk)
  • Urine consists primarily of water, waste products and electrolytes filtered from the blood by the kidneys. (livestrong.com)
  • The kidneys are sophisticated trash collectors that process blood to sift out waste products and extra water. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
  • A new computer kidney developed at the University of Waterloo could tell researchers more about the impacts of medicines taken by people who don't drink enough water. (eurekalert.org)
  • The ability of the kidney to maintain water balance is vital to our health. (eurekalert.org)
  • The injury happens when there is an insufficient water balance, which can lead to concentrated urine from a build-up of waste in the body. (eurekalert.org)
  • The kidneys are kidney bean-shaped organs located on either side of the vertebral column or spine near the small of the back (the beans were so named because they resembled small kidneys). (encyclopedia.com)
  • The kidneys are a pair of organs located just behind the liver and under the spine in normal dogs and cats. (hubpages.com)
  • This is due in part to the fact that, at any given plasma fluoride level and compared with other organs, the cells of the kidney are exposed to relatively high fluoride concentrations. (fluoridealert.org)