Controversies in nephrology: renal albumin handling, facts, and artifacts!

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Abstract

In this article, we discuss and contradict a recent publication by Russo et al., which suggests that the filtration of large amounts of albumin followed by transtubular transport of intact albumin is a physiological phenomenon.

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Authors
  • El Christensen
  • H. Birn
  • Bengt Rippe
  • A. B. Maunsbach
Organisations
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Urology and Nephrology

Keywords

  • megalin, cubilin, transcytosis, endocytosis, glomerular sieving coefficient, albumin fractional clearance
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1192-1194
JournalKidney International
Volume72
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes