Kidney proximal tubule

  • David Gregory and Debbie Marshall
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Kidney proximal tubule. David Gregory and Debbie Marshall. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). Source: Wellcome Collection.

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Colour enhanced SEM showing the structure of a kidney proximal tubule. The proximal tubules are part of the nephrons making up the kidney excreatory system. The proximal tubule are ciliated structures that help in the reabsorption of minerals from the kidney filtrate.


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