Podocytes

Some articles on podocytes, podocyte:

Glomerulus - Layers - Podocytes
... Podocytes line the other side of the glomerular basement membrane and form part of the lining of Bowman's space ... Podocytes form a tight interdigitating network of foot processes (pedicels) that control the filtration of proteins from the capillary lumen into Bowman's ... The space between adjacent podocyte foot processes is spanned by a slit diaphragm formed by several proteins including podocin and nephrin ...
Podocyte - Structure Features
... Structural features of podocytes indicate a high rate of vesicular traffic in these cells ... be seen along the basolateral domain of the podocytes ... In their cell bodies, podocytes possess a well-developed endoplasmic reticulum and a large Golgi apparatus, indicative of a high capacity for protein synthesis and post-translational modifications ...