Nephrotoxicity of Natural Products

Mycotoxin-Induced Nephropathy
  • William O. Berndt


No doubt a number of naturally produced chemical compounds have dramatic effects on renal function. Although it is conceivable that such effects may be beneficial as well as detrimental, in general, most of the focus of the biomedical and toxicologic community has been on the potential for the production of nephrotoxicity.


Proximal Convoluted Tubule Potassium Excretion Endemic Balkan Nephropathy Penicillic Acid Fungal Product 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William O. Berndt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology and ToxicologyUniversity of Mississippi Medical CenterJacksonUSA

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