Markers for Specific Tissue Types

The following page lists markers believed to be specific for the tissue in question, meaning that the marker is not expressed by other tissues in the developing kidney. Expression elsewhere in the embryo has been ignored for the purposes of these tables. Data are from mouse and rabbit.

Index (click on the tissue you want)

Note: It is much easier to use the index above than to browse the actual entries below this line

Ureteric bud/developing collecting duct system

Ureteric bud/collecting duct tips

Ureteric bud/collecting duct trunk (not tips)


Proximal Tubule

Distal tubule
Connecting segment
Stromal cells
Juxtoglomerular apparatus