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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Cascade of RAS starts with the secretion of renin from the juxtaglomerular cells in the kidneys.
Renin is secreted by the juxtaglomerular cells of the kidney in response to decreased renal blood flow.
([1]) In response to a decrease in arterial blood pressure, the proteolytic enzyme renin releases from the juxtaglomerular cells in the kidney and acts on its inactive substrate angiotensinogen (Ang) to form the decapeptide Ang I.
Targeted vitamin D receptor expression in juxtaglomerular cells suppresses renin expression independent of parathyroid hormone and calcium.