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What does BM stand for?

BM stands for Basement Membrane

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In this study, an in vitro model of the glomerular capillary wall was created by growing normal human podocyte cells on a synthetic permeable PTFE membrane, which was chosen to mimic the properties of the glomerular basement membrane (GBM).
It is postulated that there is an abnormal T-cell-mediated immune response that results in disruption of the basement membrane.
The discovery could help researchers understand collagen-related diseases and could lead to new tricks for attacking tumors, which get much of their heft from the basement membrane matrix.
The illustrated chapters include fixation and processing, microtomy, frozen sections, hematoxylin and eosin, Gram stain, myobacteria, Heliobacter pylori, spirochetes, fungi, trichrome stains, reticulin, elastin stains, basement membranes, mucin stains, amyloid, and immunohistochemistry.
Histologically, LP is characterized by periodic acid-Schiff (PAS)-positive, but diastase-resistant, basement membrane thickening at the dermal-epidermal junction, surrounding blood vessels and adnexal epithelia, as well as deposition or accumulation of hyaline material in the dermis (6).