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Juxtaglomerular cell

Known as: Granular juxtaglomerular cell 
Any of a group of cells that are situated in the wall of each afferent arteriole of a kidney glomerulus near its point of entry adjacent to a macula… 
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Renin-expressing cells modulate BP, fluid-electrolyte homeostasis, and kidney development, but remarkably little is known… 
2010
2010
To examine the role of the calcium/calmodulin-dependent phosphatase calcineurin in regulation of renin release, we assayed… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
We have shown previously that decreasing intracellular calcium in the juxtaglomerular cells increases both cAMP formation and… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The secretion of renin from granules stored in renal juxtaglomerular cells plays a key role in blood pressure homeostasis. The… 
1977
1977
The surface areas of the juxtaglomerular cell complexes and the index of arteriolar sclerosis were evaluated in renal biopsies… 
Highly Cited
1973
Review
1972
Review
1972
The four previously reported cases of renal juxtaglomerular (JG) cell tumors are reviewed. Together, they establish a clear… 
Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
Combination of a histochemical fluorescence method for biogenic monoamines and staining of juxtaglomerular cell granules… 
Highly Cited
1959
Highly Cited
1959
Summary Pressor activity (renin) and degree of granulation of juxtaglomerular cells (JGI) of kidneys from normal and sodium…