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Details for anatomical structure: renal cortex

EndoNet ID: ENC00345

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renal cortex, , Cortex renalis

General information

The part of the kidney consisting of renal lobules in the outer zone beneath the capsule and also the lobules of the renal columns that are extensions inward between the pyramids; contains the renal corpuscles and the proximal and distal convoluted tubules

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0000096

Larger structures


      Secreted hormones

      • Hormone: VCAM1 soluble form


      • Receptor: PRLR