basement membrane


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basement membrane

[′bās·mənt ′mem‚brān]
(histology)
A delicate connective-tissue layer underlying the epithelium of many organs.
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COL4A4 mutation in thin basement membrane disease previously described in Alport syndrome.
Biochemical markers of basement membrane disturbances and occupational exposure to hydrocarbons and mixed solvents.
Fluorescence microscopy of the glomerular basement membrane demonstrates absent or irregular and nonspecific deposits of immunoglobulins or complement components in the glomeruli, mainly immunoglobulin M (IgM) and complement 3 (C3) (Brady et al., 2001; Ishitobi et al., 1991).
(3.) Kanwar YS, Linker A, FarquharMG.Increased permeability of the glomerular basement membrane to ferritin after removal of glycosaminoglycans (heparan sulfate) by enzyme digestion.
Implications of the above ultrastructural abnormalities of pericytes, endothelial cells and vascular basement membrane are still unknown.
Linear deposition of IgG along glomerular basement membrane was found in 2 patients while in rest of the patients immunofluorescence was negative.
The basal surface of cells rested on basement membrane. Stroma was lying outside the basement membrane, consisted of stromal cells, connective tissue fibers and numerous blood vessels (fig-1).
Patients with recurrent corneal erosions, secondary to Trauma or Anterior Basement membrane dystrophy often present with history of intermittent pain.
Direct immunofluorescence test for IgG at basement membrane zone was positive.
Basement membrane pathology: a feature of acute equine laminitis.
ECM components conserved from sponges to humans include three clades of fibrillar collagens and basement membrane collagen IV [7].