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Details for anatomical structure: juxtaglomerular apparatus

EndoNet ID: ENC00261

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juxtaglomerular apparatus, juxtaglomerular complex, Apparatus juxtaglomerulus

General information

A collective term for the juxtaglomerular cells in a nephron. These are specialised cells containing secretory granules, located in the tunica media of the afferent glomerular arterioles.

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0036483

Larger structures

  • parts_of_human_body


  • mesangium
  • Goormaghtighs_cell

Secreted hormones


    • Receptor: calcitonin-receptor-like receptor

    • Receptor: Succinate receptor 1