Masugi nephritis

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Masugi nephritis

An experimental glomerulonephritis model caused by anti-rat-glomerular basement membrane sera, which contains antibodies that react with beta1-integrin on podocytes.

Masugi,

Matazo, Japanese pathologist, 1896-1947.
Masugi nephritis - glomerulonephritis produced by injecting into rats a rabbit antiserum prepared against rat kidney tissue suspensions.

Masugi nephritis

an experimentally produced, immune-mediated nephritis. Called also nephrotoxic nephritis.
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