Collecting duct epithelium and injury: Not all cells are created equal
KIDNEY INTERNATIONAL | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2007
Studies by Butt et al. in the developing fetus provide new and timely insights into the regulation of repair and fibrosis in the injured kidney. Using a clinically relevant model, they have examined the response of the medullary collecting duct to ureteral obstruction, with some unexpected findings.