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Macula Densa Epithelium

By Stephen Bonsib, M.D., M.S.

May 03, 2022

Macula Densa Epithelium, macular densa, juxtaglomerular apparatus, vascular pole
This eyeSCANdy image shows the macula densa basement membrane and contains multiple slender tunnels where the macula densa epithelium sends cell processes that may also provide tethering as the vascular pole arterioles contract and relax.
Photo credits to Dr. Stephen Bonsib!


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