PMID: 5908968Jan 7, 1966

Endoplasmic reticulum in rat renal interstitial cells: molecular rearrangement after water deprivation

R E BulgerB F Trump


Cylindrical bodies in renal interstitial cells of dehydrated rats are confluent with membranes of endoplasmic reticulum. The cylinder walls, composed of helically arranged pentagonal tubules, may represent a molecular rearrangement of the membrane structure. The cylinders may represent a morphologic expression of altered ergastoplasmic function possibly related to the production of concentrated urine.


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