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Glomerulus Podocyte EM

Glomerulus high magnification view of a podocyte showing the interdigitated foot processes (pedicels) that are wrapped around the exterior of glomerular capillaries forming slit diaphragms (SDs). Bar: 1 µm.

Glomerular filtration barrier formed by podocytes and the fenestrated endothelium.

Links: colour image version | larger image | renal histology


Scott RP & Quaggin SE. (2015). Review series: The cell biology of renal filtration. J. Cell Biol. , 209, 199-210. PMID: 25918223 DOI.


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