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Barrier

1. See: Trade barrier.

2. See: Barrier Option.
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Podocyte is a major component of the glomerular filtration barrier. Podocyte foot processes effacement is a characteristic hallmark of podocyte damage and associated with the onset of proteinuria [47].
RhoA played an important role in glomerular filtration barrier integrity, and its overexpression could damage the structure and function of the barrier [84, 85].
All of these studies have suggested that it is possible to inhibit the impairment of glomerular filtration barrier and delay the progression of glomerular sclerosis by regulating the synthesis of TGF-b1.
Quaggin's research programme focuses on genetic pathways required to establish and maintain the integrity of microvascular beds including the glomerular filtration barrier - a highly selective filter that separates the blood from the urinary space.
The level of microalbuminuria depends on the glomerular filtration barrier functioning [5,17].
It forms an integral part of podocytes, which, together with endothelial cells and the basement, form the glomerular filtration barrier. Podocytopathies result in the detection of nephrin in the urine.