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nephrocyte diaphragm

A specialized cell-cell junction found between nephrocytes of the insect kidney, which is adapted for filtration of hemolymph. The insect nephrocyte… Expand
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2019
2019
BACKGROUND Patients with certain mutations in the gene encoding the slit diaphragm protein Nephrin fail to develop functional… Expand
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2018
2018
&NA; Insect nephrocytes provide a valuable model for kidney disease, as they are structurally and functionally homologous to… Expand
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Review
2014
Review
2014
Abstract The description of the Rst protein by Karl-Friedrich Fischbach and colleagues was a milestone in the discovery of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
The difficulty in accessing mammalian nephrons in vivo hinders the study of podocyte biology. The Drosophila nephrocyte shares… Expand
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2011
Review
2011
  • R. Cagan
  • Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension
  • 2011
  • Corpus ID: 33715372
Purpose of review The functioning kidney requires proper organization in multiple cell types that mediate filtration and removal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The nephron is the basic structural and functional unit of the vertebrate kidney. It is composed of a glomerulus, the site of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The Immunoglobulin superfamily (IgSF) proteins Neph1 and Nephrin are co-expressed within podocytes in the kidney glomerulus… Expand
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