Interstitial Cells


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Interstitial Cells

 

cells located in the stroma of the ovaries and between the seminiferous tubules in mammals. Interstitial cells participate in the manufacture of sex hormones, that is, of androgens in the testes and of estrogens in the ovaries.

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The Importance of Interstitial Cells of Cajal in the Gastrointestinal Tract.
sup][23] utilized ICs (interstitial cells) for all subtypes of interstitial cells found in blood vessels.
Koleda and colleagues studied the density of interstitial cells in ureteropelvic junction obstruction.
Pan-colonic decrease in interstitial cells of Cajal in patients with slow transit constipation.
Characterization of norepinephrine-evoked inward currents in interstitial cells isolated from the rabbit urethra.
Interstitial cells of Cajal as targets for pharmacological intervention in gastrointestinal motor disorders.
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors are rare neoplasms that arise from precursor GI cells that differentiate into the interstitial cells of Cajal.
5-micron-thick plastic sections was used to quantify the relative amounts of parenchymal and interstitial cells and to determine the volume density of hepatocyte and of interstitial fat, glycogen pools, and necrosis.
To accomplish the bioassay, proliferating interstitial cells are labeled with BrdU by injecting BrdU into the gastrovascular cavity of the animal (n = 10).
Six patients had anomalies in the number or the size of the interstitial cells of Cajal.

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