Bowman's capsule

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Synonyms for Bowman's capsule

thin double membrane surrounding the glomerulus of a nephron

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In the I-R group, focal glomerular necrosis, dilatation of Bowman's capsule, degeneration of tubular epithelium, necrosis in tubular epithelium, and tubular dilatation were found (Figure 3B).
performed an immunohistochemical analysis of claudin expression in human renal cortex and found that claudin-1 was expressed in the parietal epithelium of Bowman's capsule, distal convoluted tubule, and collecting duct [7].
Bowman's capsules were considerable increased in size occupying the whole glomeruli spaces (Fig.
The renal corpuscle of the nephron consisted of glomerulus and Bowman's capsule. The other regions of the tubule were proximal, collecting and distal tubule.
The three layers are the glomerular capillary endothelium, glomerular basement membrane, and visceral layer of Bowman's capsule (epithelial cell layer) (see Figure 2).
The glomeruli presented epithelial proliferation of the Bowman's capsule forming; in this way, epithelial global crescent.
These abnormalities included expanded space of Bowman's capsule, glomerulus shrinkage, intertubular bleeding and increased diameter of distal and proximal tubules.
EGb reduced diabetes-induced morphological alterations of the kidney such as increase in volume of glomeruli, capillary tufts, urinary space, and thickening of Bowman's capsule basement membrane.