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Department of Clinical Medicine

The Renal Research Group

The Renal Research Group has conducted basic research in renal diseases and hypertension since the early seventies. The main objectives have been to explore mechanisms in development of chronic renal failure in rats and mice.

Electron microscopy of the glomerular filtration barrier
Transmission electron microscopy of the glomerular filtration barrier. The podocyte foot processes side by side connected to each other by the slit diaphragm. These slits are located at the intersection between the basement membrane (blue) and the glomerular lumen (yellow).
Photo:
Heidrun Vethe

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