Biochemical Studies of the Control of Renal Tubular Phosphate Reabsorption

  • Michael F. Grahn
  • Riffat Parveen
  • Peter J. Butterworth
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 178)


The proximal tubule of the kidney is the site of several important physiological processes including the reabsorbtion of inorganic phosphate from the glomerular filtrate and the production of glucose from intermediate metabolites. The phosphate reabsorption performed by the kidney seems to be the major controlling factor in m aintaining overall phosphate homeostasis.


Glucose Production Tubule Cell Phosphate Transport Proximal Tubule Cell Phosphate Uptake 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael F. Grahn
    • 1
  • Riffat Parveen
    • 1
  • Peter J. Butterworth
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry, Chelsea CollegeUniversity of LondonLondonUK

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