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Figure 4

From: Nuclear hormone receptors in podocytes

Figure 4

The structure of podocyte. The glomerular capillary wall consists of a fenestrated endothelium, a basement membrane and podocyte foot processes. The foot processes form the filtration slits and are spanned by slit diaphragms. The slit diaphragm is composed of the extracellular domains of a number of unique transmembrane proteins such as Nephrin, Neph-1, P-cadherins and FAT.

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