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Macula Densa Basement Membrane Tunnels for Epithelial Cell Process to Contact Lacis Cells

Todays eyeSCANdy image shows macula densa basement membrane tunnels for epithelial cell process to contact lacis cells. Photo credits to…

Glomerulus with Visible Macula Densa
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Glomerulus with Visible Macula Densa

This eyeSCANdy acellular scanning EM image shows a glomerulus with visible macula densa. Photo credits to Dr. Stephen Bonsib!

Origin of the Proximal Tubule From Bowman’s Capsule
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Origin of the Proximal Tubule From Bowman’s Capsule

This eyeSCANdy acellular scanning EM image shows a glomerulus in cross-section through the macular densa and shows the origin of…


Macula Densa Basement Membrane Tunnels
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Macula Densa Basement Membrane Tunnels

Todays eyeSCANdy image shows a normal glomerulus sectioned through the vascular pole showing the macula densa basement membrane tunnels. Photo…

juxtraglomerular apparatus
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Twitter Poll (November 30, 2018)

ANSWER: D The cells of Goormaghtigh, AKA extraglomerular mesangial cells, lacis cells or Polkissen cells, are part of the juxtraglomerular…

By Vanessa Moreno, MD