Reference : Distribution of extracellular matrix glycoproteins during normal development of human ki...
Scientific journals : Article
Life sciences : Biochemistry, biophysics & molecular biology
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/87665
Distribution of extracellular matrix glycoproteins during normal development of human kidney. An immunohistochemical study.
English
Mounier, F. [ > > ]
Foidart, Jean-Michel mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département des sciences cliniques > Gynécologie - Obstétrique >]
Gubler, M. C. [ > > ]
1986
Laboratory Investigation : Journal of Technical Methods & Pathology
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
54
4
394-401
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
0023-6837
1530-0307
Hagerstown
MD
[en] The distribution of types I, III, and IV collagens, fibronectin, laminin, and heparan sulfate proteoglycan during human fetal kidney development has been studied by indirect immunofluorescence. Fibronectin and interstitial collagens types I and III are present in undifferentiated mesenchyme, whereas the intrinsic basement membrane components, type IV collagen, laminin, and heparan sulfate proteoglycan are not detected. In differentiated cortex, types I and III collagens are detected only as interstitial connective fibers, whereas fibronectin is found in both interstitium and glomeruli where its distribution is dependent on the stage of maturation. It is found in both the mesangium and along capillary walls of immature glomeruli, and principally in the mesangium of mature ones. Basement membrane components delineated the branching ureteric bud. They also outlined the structures of the earliest stage of nephrogenesis (epithelial differentiation). In mature nephrons, they are found along glomerular, capsular, and tubular basement membranes.
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/87665

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