Podocytes

Known as: glomerular visceral epithelial cell, Glomerular Visceral Epithelial Cells, Podocyte 
Highly differentiated epithelial cells of the visceral layer of BOWMAN CAPSULE of the KIDNEY. They are composed of a cell body with major CELL… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Since the Oxford Classification of IgA nephropathy (IgAN) was published in 2009, MEST scores have been increasingly used in… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Depletion of podocytes, common to glomerular diseases in general, plays a role in the pathogenesis of glomerulosclerosis. Whether… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Loss of a critical number of podocytes from the glomerular tuft leads to glomerulosclerosis. Even in health, some podocytes are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The immunosuppressive action of the calcineurin inhibitor cyclosporine A (CsA) stems from the inhibition of nuclear factor of… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Diabetic nephropathy is the most common cause of end-stage renal disease in the U.S. Recent studies demonstrate that loss of… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Glomerular injury and proteinuria in diabetes (types 1 and 2) and IgA nephropathy is related to the degree of podocyte depletion… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Nephropathy is a major complication of diabetes. Alterations of mesangial cells have traditionally been the focus of research in… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Recent molecular insights have established the podocyte as a key component of the glomerular filtration barrier, and hence an… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We describe here the size and location of nephrin, the first protein to be identified at the glomerular podocyte slit diaphragm… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Kidney biopsies from Pima Indians with type II diabetes were analyzed. Subjects were classified clinically as having early… (More)
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