To use all functions of this page, please activate cookies in your browser.
With an accout for my.bionity.com you can always see everything at a glance – and you can configure your own website and individual newsletter.
- My watch list
- My saved searches
- My saved topics
- My newsletter
Extraglomerular mesangial cell
Additional recommended knowledge
Lacis cells form the juxtaglomerular apparatus in combination with two other types of cells: the macula densa of the thick ascending limb of Henle and Juxtaglomerular cells of the afferent arteriole. This apparatus controls blood pressure through the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone system. The specific function of Lacis cells is not well understood. Although is it has been associated with the secretion of Erythropoietin. 
|This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Extraglomerular_mesangial_cell". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.|