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Ultrastructure of Glomerulus and Juxtaglomerular Apparatus

Handbook of Physiology, Renal Physiology

  1. Yashpal S. Kanwar1,
  2. Manjeeri A. Venkatachalam2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp080101

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Kanwar, Y. S. and Venkatachalam, M. A. 2011. Ultrastructure of Glomerulus and Juxtaglomerular Apparatus. Comprehensive Physiology. 3–40.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Pathology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois

  2. 2

    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Glomerulus
    • 1.1
      Cells
    • 1.2
      Extracellular Matrices
    • 1.3
      Biosynthetic Features
    • 1.4
      Ultrafiltration Unit
    • 1.5
      Permeability Characteristics
    • 1.6
      Glomerular Polyanions: Structure and Function
    • 1.7
      Role of Sialoglycoproteins
    • 1.8
      Morphometric Studies 1
  • 2
    Juxtaglomerular Apparatus
    • 2.1
      Polar Cushion
    • 2.2
      Afferent and Efferent Arterioles
    • 2.3
      Macula Densa
    • 2.4
      Peripolar Cells
    • 2.5
      Structural—Functional Relationships