Lysosomal Nature of Juxtaglomerular Granules

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Science  24 Jun 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3730, pp. 1752-1753
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3730.1752


Demonstration by a combined histochemical and electron-microscopic technique of the ultrastructure of and acid phosphatase within the juxtaglomerular granules in kidneys of normal man and rat and in those from members of both species with renal Hypertension indicate the identity of Juxtaglomerular granules as lysosomes.