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Moreover, we observed the podocyte foot processes of both the proband and the healthy control with transmission electron microscopy [Figure 8].
SEM examination of the glomeruli tufts of normal rats showed many erythrocytes with various shapes in the capillary networks and interdigitating foot processes (Fig.
The podocyte cell itself is comprised of a cell body, major processes which are large projections from the cell body, and long foot processes that adhere to the GBM.
Podocyte cells surround the capillaries of the glomerulus and filter through slits between the foot processes. Lysophosphatidic acid is known to cause podocyte cells to contract.
Podocytes are formed by a cell body containing the nucleus, primary processes, and foot processes, which adhere to the GBMs and are connected to each other by the slit diaphragms (SDs).
Between the lamina rara externa and Bowman's capsule are interdigitating foot processes of epithelial cells called podocytes (Rodewald & Karnovsky, 1974).