, Volume 72, Issue 3, pp 453–457 | Cite as

Immunocytochemical demonstration of renin in the mouse and rat kidney after adrenalectomy

  • M. Davidoff
  • T. H. Schiebler


Bilateral adrenalectomy in the mouse and rat is followed by a proliferation of renin-producing cells in the kidney, especially in the terminal segments of the afferent arteriole and in the interlobular arteries. The affected cells become larger, and their immune reaction for renin is decreased.


Public Health Immune Reaction Renin Terminal Segment Afferent Arteriole 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Davidoff
    • 1
  • T. H. Schiebler
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of AnatomyUniversity of WürzburgWürzburgGermany

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