juxtaglomerular cells

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jux·ta·glo·mer·u·lar cells

n. células yuxtaglomerulares, localizadas cerca de o junto a glomérulos del riñón.
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Lipofuscin-like granules in vascular smooth muscle and juxtaglomerular cells of human kidneys.
1]-adrenergic receptors on the juxtaglomerular cells which consequently augments renin secretion and Ang II formation (3,4,20,22,23).
These results suggest that the beneficial effects of Panamanian plant extracts on the cardiovascular system do not involve effects on the [beta]1 receptors which are located in the heart and control its contractile force and rate, or the juxtaglomerular cells of the kidney which control the release of renin which activates the renin-angiotensin system.