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  • noun biochemistry A sialoglycoprotein, one of the transmembrane sialomucins, thought to be the major constituent of the glycocalyx of podocytes.

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  • Based on these criteria, we selected podocalyxin-like (PODXL) and Wilms tumor 1 (WT1) for glomerulus, aldolase B (ALDOB) and the solute carrier SLC13A3 for proximal tubules, the Na/K/2Cl co-transporter NKCC2 (SLC12A1) and uromodulin (UMOD) for thick ascending limbs of Henle's loop, and aquaporin 2 (AQP2) and CHIF (FXYD4) for CCD.

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