adhesive cell

adhesive cell

[ad′hēz·iv ′sel]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of various glandular cells in ctenophores, turbellarians, and hydras used for adhesion to a substrate and for capture of prey. Also known as colloblast; glue cell; lasso cell.
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Neuron precursor marker NESTIN was detected from differentiated adhesive cells, but GFP expression was not detected on day 16.
Angiotensin II decreased the number of adhesive cells, whereas EPCs pretreated with oleacein exhibited a significant increase in the number of adhesive cells after incubation in comparison with angiotensin II-treated cells.
We believe Cyntellect does for the study and manipulation of adhesive cells what flow-cytometry does for other cells," remarked Randal Kirk, Third Security's Chief Executive Officer.