The simple cuboidal epithelium lining the lumen of kidney collecting ducts. [ MP:0011843 http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/anna ]

Synonyms: collecting duct of renal tubule epithelium epithelium of renal collecting tubule epithelium of collecting duct of renal tubule

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Term information

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pheno_slim

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UBERON:0014388

taxon notes

In mouse, the mature and differentiated CD epithelium comprises two unique cells types with principal cells responsible for vasopressin-regulated water reabsorption, and intercalated cells regulating acid-base homeostasis; injury to the epithelium is believed to cause epithelial cells to acquire mesenchymal characteristics via epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT), a process through which tubular epithelial cells may transform into interstitial fibroblasts and promote renal fibrosis