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An Update on Glomerulopathies

Etiology and Pathogenesis

Edited by Sharma Prabhakar

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, United States of America

The book has fourteen chapters which are grouped under different sections: Immune System and Glomerulonephritis, Animal Models of Glomerulonephritis, Cytokines and Signalling Pathways, Role of Cells and Organelles in Glomerulonephritis and Miscellaneous. While the purpose of this volume is to serve as an update on recent advances in the etio-pathogenesis of glomerulopathies, the book offers the current and broad based knowledge in the field to readers of all levels in the nephrology community.

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An Update on GlomerulopathiesEtiology and PathogenesisEdited by Sharma Prabhakar

Published: September 6th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/889

ISBN: 978-953-307-388-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6474-6

Copyright year: 2011

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1 Crossref Citations

10 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Role of Humoral and Cell-Mediated Adaptive Immune Response

By Tetsuhiro Tanaka, William G Couser and Masaomi Nangaku


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2. Immunological Basis of Membranous Glomerulonephritis

By Gian Marco Ghiggeri, Corrado Murtas, Maria Luisa Carnevali, Giovanni Candiano, Maurizio Bruschi, Marco Prunotto, Riccardo Magistroni and Landino Allegri


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3. Anti-Complement Autoantibodies in Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis and Dense Deposit Disease

By Mihály Józsi


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4. The Experimental Model of the Autoimmune Glomerulonephritis Induced by the Chronic Graft versus Host Reaction

By O.T. Kudaeva, O.P. Kolesnikova, E.V. Goiman, V.O. Tkachev, N.N. Volsky, O.M. Perminova, E.D. Gavrilova and V.A. Kozlov


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5. Immunopathogenic Mechanism and Therapeutic Intervention in an Experimental Murine Model of Membranous Nephropathy

By Chia-Chao Wu, Kuo-Cheng Lu, Jin-Shuen Chen, Yuh-Feng Lin and Huey-Kang Sytwu


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6. Glomerular Injury in Domestic Cats and the Iberian Lynx (Lynx pardinus): A Comparative Review

By María Ángeles Jiménez, Belén Sánchez and Laura Peña


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7. Role of TGF-ß in Mesangial Matrix Accumulation in Chronic Progressive Glomerular Disease

By Hyun Soon Lee


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8. Glomerulonephritis and Cellular Regulation of Prostaglandin Synthesis

By Andrey Sorokin


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9. The Role of STAT3 Activation in Glomerulonephritis

By Fumio Tsuji, Osamu Katsuta and Hiroyuki Aono


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10. Role of the Mammalian Target of Rapamycin (mTOR) Signalling Pathway in Podocytes in Glomerular Disease

By Lena Succar, David CH Harris and Gopala K Rangan


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11. Renin-Angiotensin System Activation and Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinases in Glomerulonephritis

By Maki Urushihara and Yukiko Kinoshita


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12. Dendritic Cells: Two-Edged Swords in Pathogenesis of Autoimmune Glomerulonephritis

By Yahuan Lou


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13. Endoplasmic Reticulum: The Master Regulator of Stress Responses in Glomerular Diseases

By Reiko Inagi


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14. Urinary Biomarkers in Glomerulonephritis

By Sophie Ohlsson


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