The role of VEGF-A in glomerular development and function

@article{Eremina2004TheRO,
  title={The role of VEGF-A in glomerular development and function},
  author={Vera Eremina and Susan E. Quaggin},
  journal={Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={9-15}
}
  • V. Eremina, S. Quaggin
  • Published 1 January 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension
Purpose of reviewVascular endothelial growth factor is a major regulator of blood vessel biology and is highly expressed in presumptive and mature podocytes within the glomerulus. It has long been recognized that dysregulation of this factor occurs in a number of glomerular diseases; however, definitive proof that it plays a pathogenic or developmental role in glomerular biology has remained elusive. This review will summarize some of the recent advances in our understanding of the role(s) of… 

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