Table 1.

Clock-controlled genes in the kidney

GeneFunctionRNA SourceReference
Dec1bHLH transcription factorWhole kidney59
Dec2bHLH transcription factorWhole kidney59
Npas2bHLH transcription factorWhole kidney59
DbpAlbumin Dsite binding proteinWhole kidney59
Cldn4Claudin 4,Tight junction proteinWhole kidney60
E-cadherinAdherens junctionsWhole kidney60
Kid-1Zn finger transcription repressorWhole kidney63
Cldn8Claudin 8, Tight junction proteinDCT, CNT61
Mapre2Microtubule associated proteinDCT, CNT, CCD, whole kidney61
PtgesProstaglandin E synthaseDCT, CNT61
TfrcTransferrin receptorDCT, CNT, CCD, whole kidney61
  • bHLH, basic helix-loop-helix; DCT, distal convoluted tubule; CNT, connecting tubule; CCD, cortical collecting duct.