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Glomerular mesangial cell calcium signaling

Glomerular mesangial cell calcium signaling

role of voltage-operated calcium entry and regulation by extracellular chloride.

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 1995.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche : negative. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17258685M
ISBN 100612020797
OCLC/WorldCa46499602

like mesangial cells ofdiseased glomeruli (18, 19). Indeed, in vitro study ofthe best available model of such cells, cultured mesangial cells, has suggested that they might be particularly resistant to this form of cell death. Thus, cultured mesangial cells can elaborate a number of growth factors with demon-strated or potential autocrine. Kidneys: from the book, STUDY. PLAY. kidney job glomerular mesangial cells-lie between and around the glomerular capillaries -have long cytoplasmic extensions called foot processes that extend from the main cell body-wrap around the glomerular capillaries and interlace with each other, leaving narrow filtration slits closed by a.

The glomerular histopathology mainly represents the mesangial lesions showing cell proliferation and/or matrix expansion. In addition, focal abnormalities of the GBM are sometimes present, with reticulation, thinning and thickening, as well as subepithelial deposits (Lee et al. , ).Author: Hyun Soon Lee. The podocyte is the most differentiated cell type in the glomerulum, which forms a crucial component of the glomerular filtration barrier. It has been assumed that podocyte foot processes counteract the elastic force of the glomerular basement membrane and that vasoactive hormones may regulate the contractile state of their foot processes and thereby modulate the ultrafiltration coefficient K by:

This study investigated the changes in intracellular [Ca2+]i (intracellular calcium ion concentration) and TRPC6 (transient receptor potential channel 6) expression during angiotensin II (AngII)-induced glomerular mesangial cell (GMC) proliferation, as well as the inhibitory effect of losartan. GMC cultures were split into four groups treated for 24 h: Group N (blank control group), Group A. Review Article New Insights into Glomerular Parietal Epithelial Cell Activation and Its Signaling Pathways in Glomerular Diseases HuaSu, 1 ShanChen, 1 Fang-FangHe, 1 Yu-MeiWang, 1 PhilipBondzie, 2 andChunZhang 1 Department of Nephrology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.


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Mesangial cells are specialised cells in the kidney that make up the mesangium of the er with the mesangial matrix, they form the vascular pole of the renal corpuscle. The mesangial cell population accounts for approximately % of the total cells in the glomerulus. Mesangial cells can be categorized as either extraglomerular mesangial cells or intraglomerular Location: Mesangium of the glomeruli of kidneys.

Characteristics. Mesangial cells are macrophages and resemble pericytes. They typically cover 30% of glomerular capillaries. They are both vimentin and desmin positive.

Function. There are five known functions of intraglomerular mesangial cells: structural support of glomerular capillaries, regulation of the glomerular filtration rate, mesangial matrix formation, phagocytosis, and monitoring.

Herein, we describe the characterization of Einduced nephritis, formation of the glomerular capillary network, mesangial matrix turnover, and intercellular signaling between glomerular cells.

New molecules that are involved in a wide variety of mesangial cell functions are also by: 8. Transforming growth factor-beta 1 stimulates glomerular mesangial cell synthesis of the kd type IV collagenase.

Am J Pathol. Jan; (1)– [PMC free article] [Google Scholar] Martin J, Knowlden J, Davies M, Williams JD. Identification and independent regulation of human mesangial cell by: William J.

Arendshorst, Elsa Bello-Reuss, in Handbook of Cell Signaling (Second Edition), Tubulovascular Interactions: the Juxtaglomerular Apparatus.

The juxtaglomerular apparatus (JGA, Figure b) is a structural and functional Glomerular mesangial cell calcium signaling book in which paracrine signals are transmitted between the macula-densa cells (differentiated tubule cells at the end of the TAL), the extraglomerular.

Stockand, James D., and Steven C. Sansom. Glomerular Mesangial Cells: Electrophysiology and Regulation of Contraction. Physiol. Rev. –, — Mesangial cells are smooth muscle-like pericytes that abut and surround the filtration capillaries within the by: Calcium-regulated non-receptor proline-rich tyrosine kinase 2 (Pyk2) is a critical mediator of endothelin-1 (ET-1) signaling in human glomerular mesangial cells (GMC).

We aimed to identify which. Studies also confirm that mesangial cell proliferation and mesangial matrix expansion play significant roles in a wide range of glomerular diseases, particularly in diabetic nephropathy (2,28, Cell-matrix interactions in the glomerular mesangium.

Specific inter-actions between cells and components of the surrounding extracdllular matrix (ECM) or underlying basement membrane have been shown to modulate cell behavior, including cellular responses to soluble regulator molecules.

In addition to the long-recognized role of such. Mesangial Cell Glomerular Cell Glomerular Mesangial Cell Glomerular Epithelial Cell Wash Medium These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.

This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm by: 4. Culture of isolated kidney glomerular cells has been employed for almost four decades as a tool to dissect pathophysiological effects of individual cell types in renal disease.

This chapter aims to highlight in detail the available techniques to isolate, culture, and characterize human glomerular epithelial and mesangial by: 4. The juxtaglomerular apparatus (also known as the juxtaglomerular complex) is a structure in the kidney that regulates the function of each nephron, the functional units of the juxtaglomerular apparatus is named because it is next to (juxta-) the juxtaglomerular apparatus consists of three types of cells: the macula densa, a part of the distal convoluted tubule of the FMA: Extraglomerular mesangial cells (also known as Lacis cells, Polkissen cells, or Goormaghtigh cells) are light-staining pericytes in the kidney found outside the glomerulus, near the vascular resemble smooth muscle cells and play a role in renal autoregulation of blood flow to the kidney and regulation of systemic blood pressure through the renin–angiotensin system.

The local presence of endothelial cells seems necessary for proper embryonic development of several organs. However, the signals involved are unknown. The glomerulus is generated by the coalescence of podocytes around an ingrowing capillary and is the site of blood ultrafiltration.

In the absence of vessels, glomerular assembly does not occur. We describe mutations in the zebrafish that Cited by: Inhibition of glomerular mesangial cell proliferation and extracellular matrix deposition by halofuginone.

Arnon Nagler, Avi Katz, Helena Aingorn, Hua Quan Miao, Reba Condiotti, Olga Genina, Mark Pines, Israel Vlodavsky / Inhibition of glomerular mesangial cell proliferation and extracellular matrix deposition by halofuginone. In: Kidney Cited by: Human Renal Mesangial Cells (HRMC) Catalog # Cell Specification Renal mesangial cells (RMC) are perivascular cells located within the central portion of the glomerular tuft between capillary loops.

Mesangial cells have a variety of functions including synthesis and assembly of the mesangial matrix, endocytosis and processing of plasma. Ensembl ENSG ENSMUSG UniProt P P RefSeq (mRNA) NM_ NM_ NM_ RefSeq (protein) NP_ NP_ NP_ Location (UCSC) Chr – Mb Chr 80 – Mb PubMed search Wikidata View/Edit Human View/Edit Mouse Platelet-derived growth factor subunit B is a protein that in humans is encoded by Aliases: PDGFB, IBGC5, PDGF-2, PDGF2, SIS, SSV, c.

The glomerular parietal epithelial cells (PECs) have aroused an increasing attention recently. The proliferation of PECs is the main feature of crescentic glomerulonephritis; besides that, in the past decade, PEC activation has been identified in several types of noninflammatory glomerulonephropathies, such as focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, diabetic glomerulopathy, and membranous by: 7.

Mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis is a form of glomerulonephritis associated primarily with the mesangium. There is some evidence that interleukin may inhibit it in an animal model.

It is classified as type II lupus nephritis by the World Health Organization (WHO). Common shorthand for Specialty: Nephrology.

Ensembl ENSG ENSMUSG UniProt P Q8BUD0 RefSeq (mRNA) NM_ NM_ RefSeq (protein) NP_ NP_ Location (UCSC) Chr – Mb Chr 7: – Mb PubMed search Wikidata View/Edit Human View/Edit Mouse G-protein coupled receptor 4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the GPR4 gene.

See also Proton Aliases: GPR4, G protein-coupled receptor 4. PGF 2α also rapidly increases free cytosolic calcium promoting mesangial cell contraction. Through calcium-dependent mechanism PGF 2α caused cytosolic acidification of mesangial cells followed by recovery and net alkalinization mediated by enhanced Na(+)-H+ exchange (Mene et al.

).Cited by: 3.Positive regulation of glomerular mesangial cell proliferation Antibodies Antibodies for proteins involved in positive regulation of glomerular mesangial cell proliferation pathways; according to their Panther/Gene Ontology Classification.Protective Effect of Triptolide against Glomerular Mesangial Cell Proliferation and Glomerular Fibrosis in Rats Involves the TGF- 1/Smad Signaling Pathway YingjieCao,XinzhongHuang,YapingFan,andXiaolanChen Department of Nephrology, e Al iated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China.