BioMed Research International / 2021 / Article / Fig 3

Research Article

Novel Mutations of COL4A5 Identified in Chinese Families with X-Linked Alport Syndrome and Literature Review

Figure 3

(a, b) Electron microscopy of the renal biopsy in the proband (III-10) shows that the thickness of the glomerular basement membrane varies (200–600 nm) and that the segmentary basement membrane was serrated. Some regions were torn and the cobweb structure altered. (The solid arrows represent thickening and hollow arrows represent thinning).