Editors' ChoicePhysiology

Papers of note in Science 358 (6368)

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science Signaling  12 Dec 2017:
Vol. 10, Issue 509, eaar6886
DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.aar6886

This week’s articles report that inhibiting the ion channel TRPC5 prevents the loss of podocytes in rat models of kidney disease.


Gaining a foothold on kidney disease?

Zhou et al. report on a drug that inhibits kidney disease in rat models by preventing the loss of podocytes, cells critical for blood filtration (see also Chung and Shaw).

Highlighted Articles

Stay Connected to Science Signaling

Navigate This Article