PMID: 1471310Jan 1, 1992

Tubuglomerular feedback control in long-looped nephrons. Topical minireview

Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences
H R UlfendahlM Sjöquist

Abstract

The tubuloglomerular feedback mechanism is highly activated in juxtamedullary nephrons and considered to play a major role in intrarenal regulation of glomerular filtration rate. The vasculature of juxtamedullary nephrons is highly vasoreactive with a high ability for vasodilation. This vasoreactivity is a prerequisite for an important influence of the tubuloglomerular feedback mechanism on the medullary blood flow and its regulation.

References

Jan 1, 1993·Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences·P Hansell

Citations

Dec 1, 1977·Acta Physiologica Scandinavica·K AuklandG Naess
Jun 22, 1976·Pflügers Archiv : European journal of physiology·O KällskogM Wolgast
Dec 1, 1975·Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation·J OfstadY Willassen
Aug 1, 1983·Pflügers Archiv : European journal of physiology·L EloyM M Trinh-Trang-Tan

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