podocyte foot

Known as: pedicel, podocyte foot process, secondary podocyte projection 
A cell projection of a podocyte (glomerular visceral epithelial cell) forming a foot-like structure projecting from a podocyte primary projection… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Increased albuminuria is associated with obesity and diabetes and is a risk factor for cardiovascular and renal disease. However… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Figure 1. A Model for VEGF Transport against Glomerular Filtration Flow. This model assumes that the glomerular basement membrane… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Recent clinical studies implicate proteinuria as a key prognostic factor for renal and cardiovascular complications in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Primary defects in either podocytes or the glomerular basement membrane (GBM) cause proteinuria, a fact that complicates defining… (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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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Glomerular visceral epithelial cells (podocytes) appear to play a central role in maintaining the selective filtration barrier of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Proteinuria is a poorly understood feature of many acquired renal diseases. Recent studies concerning congenital nephrotic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The discovery of the genes for nephrin and podocin, which are mutated in two types of congenital nephrotic syndrome, was pivotal… (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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Highly Cited
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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