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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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A sensitive and specific ELISA for plasma pentosidine.

Y Izuhara, T Miyata, Y Ueda, D Suzuki, K Asahi, R Inagi, H Sakai and K Kurokawa.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

March 1999; p ublished online March 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 0 words.

BACKGROUND: Advanced glycation end products are formed by non-enzymatic glycation and oxidation reaction. Pentosidine is a well-known and characterized structure among them, and has been...

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Relaxin ameliorates salt-sensitive hypertension and renal fibrosis

Takuya Yoshida, Hiromichi Kumagai, Ayumi Suzuki, Natsuki Kobayashi, Sakae Ohkawa, Mari Odamaki, Tetsuya Kohsaka, Tatsuo Yamamoto and Naoki Ikegaya.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

June 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 4876 words.

Background.

Although relaxin (RLX) has potent vasodilatory and anti-fibrotic properties, there is no information on its effects on salt-sensitive...

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Vascular permeability factors in steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Paul E. C. Brenchley.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 0 words.

The concept that some forms of proteinuria may be induced by the action of circulating systemic permeability factors on the glomerular capillary wall is intriguing. First proposed in the...

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Salt-sensitive blood pressure—an intermediate phenotype predisposing to diabetic nephropathy?

Krzysztof Strojek, Jerome Nicod, Paolo Ferrari, Wladyslaw Grzeszczak, Juta Gorska, Bernard Dick, Felix Frey and Eberhard Ritz.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

October 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 3386 words.

Background. Family studies point to important genetic determinants of diabetic nephropathy (DN). Blood pressure (BP) is higher in offspring of patients with type 2 diabetes and...

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Overexpression of mouse angiotensinogen in renal proximal tubule causes salt-sensitive hypertension in mice

Jian Ying, Deborah Stuart, Elaine Hillas, Barbu R. Gociman, Nirupama Ramkumar, Jean-Marc Lalouel and Donald E. Kohan.

in American Journal of Hypertension

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Nephrology. 4201 words.

Background

The role of proximal tubule (PT) angiotensinogen (AGT) in modulating blood pressure has previously been examined using mice expressing PT human...

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Gitelman syndrome: genetic and expression analysis of the thiazide-sensitive sodium-chloride transporter in blood cells

Jose A. Riancho, Gema Saro, Carolina Sañudo, Maria J. Izquierdo and Maria T. Zarrabeitia.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

January 2006; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 2120 words.

Gitelman syndrome is caused by mutations of the SLC12A3 gene, which encodes the thiazide-sensitive NaCl transporter NCCT. Although several mutations causing Gitelman syndrome have been...

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The clinical course of steroid-sensitive childhood nephrotic syndrome is associated with a functional IL12B promoter polymorphism

Jan Müller-Berghaus, Markus J. Kemper, Bernd Hoppe, Uwe Querfeld, Dirk E. Müller-Wiefel, Grant Morahan, Dirk Schadendorf and Klaus Tenbrock.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

December 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 2011 words.

Background. Steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome (NS) of childhood is the most common glomerular disease in children. The type and duration of response to corticosteroid...

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Kelch-like 3/Cullin 3 ubiquitin ligase complex and WNK signaling in salt-sensitive hypertension and electrolyte disorder

Eisei Sohara and Shinichi Uchida.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

September 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 5527 words.

Pseudohypoaldosteronism type II (PHAII) is a hereditary disease characterized by salt-sensitive hypertension, hyperkalemia and thiazide sensitivity. Mutations in with-no-lysine kinase 1...

High prevalence and usual persistence of serum monoclonal immunoglobulins evidenced by sensitive methods in renal transplant recipients.

G Touchard, T Pasdeloup, J Parpeix, T Hauet, M Bauwens, G Dumont, P Aucouturier and J L Preud'homme.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

June 1997; p ublished online June 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 0 words.

BACKGROUND: The occurrence of serum monoclonal immunoglobulins in kidney transplant recipients is well known but their significance and predictive value for the occurrence of lymphoma are a...

Nitrosative stress by cyclosporin A in the endothelium: studies with the NO‐sensitive probe diaminofluorescein‐2/diacetate using flow cytometry

Javier Navarro‐Antolin and Santiago Lamas.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

May 2001; p ublished online May 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 0 words.

Background. We have reported previously that exposure of endothelial cells to cyclosporin A (CsA) may result in the regulation of specific genes, such as the endothelial nitric...

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Diabetic nephropathy is associated with increased urine excretion of proteases plasmin, prostasin and urokinase and activation of amiloride-sensitive current in collecting duct cells

Henrik Andersen, Ulla G. Friis, Pernille B. L. Hansen, Per Svenningsen, Jan Erik Henriksen and Boye L. Jensen.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

May 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 4678 words.

Background

Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is associated with hypertension, expanded extracellular volume and impaired renal Na+ excretion. It was hypothesized...

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Paracrine effects of transplanted mesothelial cells isolated from temperature-sensitive SV40 large T-antigen gene transgenic rats during peritoneal repair

Reo Kanda, Chieko Hamada, Kayo Kaneko, Takanori Nakano, Keiichi Wakabayashi, Kazuaki Hara, Hiroaki Io, Satoshi Horikoshi and Yasuhiko Tomino.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

February 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 4957 words.

Background

The prevention and restoration of peritoneal damage is a critical mission in peritoneal dialysis (PD). Transplantation of mesothelial cells has...

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Mineralocorticoid receptor activation contributes to salt-induced hypertension and renal injury in prepubertal Dahl salt-sensitive rats

Hiroo Kawarazaki, Katsuyuki Ando, Ai Nagae, Megumi Fujita, Hiromitsu Matsui and Toshiro Fujita.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

September 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 6281 words.

Background. Excessive prepubertal salt intake permanently increases blood pressure (BP). We examined the role that the mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) plays in the salt-induced...

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Establishment of a peritoneal mesothelial cell line from a transgenic rat harbouring the temperature-sensitive simian virus 40 large T-antigen gene

Yoko Hotta, Kayo Kaneko, Jiro Inuma, Yuko Inami, Seiki Aruga, Tetsutaro Shimaoka, Yoshimi Sekiguchi, Hiroaki Io, Chieko Hamada, Masuo Obinata, Masatsugu Ueda and Yasuhiko Tomino.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

June 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 4594 words.

Background. Establishing a peritoneal mesothelial cell (MC) line in which the native characteristics of primary MCs are constantly maintained in vivo is of great significance...

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Renal denervation reduces glomerular injury by suppressing NAD(P)H oxidase activity in Dahl salt-sensitive rats

Hajime Nagasu, Minoru Satoh, Atsunori Kuwabara, Daisuke Yorimitsu, Takeo Sakuta, Naruya Tomita and Naoki Kashihara.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

September 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 5669 words.

Background. Renal sympathetic nerve activity has important effects on renal function in chronic kidney disease. Recent studies indicated that beta agonists directly stimulate...

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Four novel mutations in the thiazide-sensitive Na–Cl co-transporter gene in Japanese patients with Gitelman's syndrome

Nobuki Maki, Atsushi Komatsuda, Hideki Wakui, Hiroshi Ohtani, Akihiko Kigawa, Namiko Aiba, Keiko Hamai, Mutsuhito Motegi, Akihiko Yamaguchi, Hirokazu Imai and Ken-ichi Sawada.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

July 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 3324 words.

Background. Gitelman's syndrome (GS) is an autosomal recessive disorder resulting from inactivating mutations in the thiazide-sensitive Na–Cl co-transporter (NCCT) gene. To...

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Urinalysis is more specific and urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin is more sensitive for early detection of acute kidney injury

Carrie A. Schinstock, Merfake H. Semret, Steven J. Wagner, Timothy M. Borland, Sandra C. Bryant, Kianoush B. Kashani, Timothy S. Larson and John C. Lieske.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

May 2013; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 5881 words.

Background

Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) protein is a promising biomarker to detect acute kidney injury (AKI). Earlier detection of AKI...

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Increased expression of the pro-apoptotic ATP-sensitive P2X7 receptor in experimental and human glomerulonephritis

Clare M. Turner, Frederick W. K. Tam, Ping-Chin Lai, Ruth M. Tarzi, G. Burnstock, Charles D. Pusey, H. Terence Cook and Robert J. Unwin.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

February 2007; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 4578 words.

Background. The involvement of IL-1β and other pro-inflammatory cytokines in most forms of glomerulonephritis is now well established. The P2X7 receptor, an ATP-sensitive P2X...

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Altered Expression of Renal Aquaporins and α-Adducin Polymorphisms May Contribute to the Establishment of Salt-Sensitive Hypertension

Giuseppe Procino, Francesca Romano, Lucia Torielli, Patrizia Ferrari, Giuseppe Bianchi, Maria Svelto and Giovanna Valenti.

in American Journal of Hypertension

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Nephrology. 4977 words.

Background

Sodium-sensitive hypertension is caused by renal tubular dysfunction, leading to increased retention of sodium and water. Previous findings have...

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Insulin resistance and salt-sensitive hypertension in metabolic syndrome

Toshiro Fujita.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

November 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 3124 words.

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