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Glomerular Basement Membrane

"Glomerular Basement Membrane" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The layer of EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX that lies between the ENDOTHELIUM of the glomerular capillaries and the PODOCYTES of the inner or visceral layer of the BOWMAN CAPSULE. It is the product of these two cell types. It acts as a physical barrier and an ion-selective filter.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Glomerular Basement Membrane" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Glomerular Basement Membrane" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 19 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2006
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