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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One patient who showed loss of pigment in the basement membrane zone over a granuloma before FDT (Figure 8c) regained the pigmentation in the post treatment specimen (Figure 8d) with the clearance of the granuloma.
Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus with autoantibodies recognizing multiple skin basement membrane components, bullous pemphigoid antigen 1, laminin-5, laminin-6, and type VII collagen.
The pathophysiologic hallmark of EBMD is an abnormality in the formation and maintenance of the epithelial basement membrane adhesion complex of the corneal epithelium and desquamated epithelial cells.
Keywords: Diabetic nephropathy; Islet transplantation; Podocytes; Glomerular basement membrane, TGF-b1.
9-12) This should not be called asthma because of a lack of goblet cell hyperplasia, eosinophilic granulocytes, and thickened basement membrane.
Intense and linear staining of [alpha]6 integrin was observed along the basement membrane in ESE models (S-Figures 2 and 3).
The biopsy is generally made at the edge of the lesion, and direct immunofluorescence staining shows a linear deposition of IgG, IgA, or C3 along the basement membrane [8].
High glucose-induced altered basement membrane composition and structure increases trans-endothelial permeability: Implications for diabetic retinopathy.
Glomerular basement membrane glycosylation leads to increase in degree of disulfide bridges between type 1V collagen components via increased oxidation of sulfhydryl groups.
DN is a complex syndrome whose pathogenesis includes loss of podocytes, mesangial cell hypertrophy, thickening of glomerular basement membrane (GBM) and renal fibrosis (Brosius et al.
2, 3] Hyperglycemia is associated with an increase in mesangial cell proliferation and hypertrophy, as well as increased matrix production and basement membrane thickening.
The reason for this is the increased permeability of Glomerular Basement Membrane (GBM), thus an indication of some degree of renal failure.