Wednesday, November 4, 2009

The Uroplakins (Via the Renal Fellow Network)

The uroplakins form tiny, hexagonal arrays of particles--visualized best by electron microscopy (see figure taken from this excellent recent KI review by Wu et al)--which comprise structures called "urothelial plaques" that overlie the plasma membrane of superficial umbrella cells of the urothelium...
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