Sertoli cell


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Sertoli cell

[sər′tō·lē ‚sel]
(histology)
One of the sustentacular cells of the seminiferous tubules.
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12,13,15,16) Signs of feminization, such as brown hypertrophy of the cere, are frequently encountered in older budgerigars with gonadal neoplasms, most commonly functional Sertoli cell tumors and infrequently seminomas, (13) with an unknown pathophysiologic process.
Proliferation of Sertoli cells in foetal and postnatal rats: a quantitative autoradiographic study.
5,725,854, which covers creation of immunologically privileged sites using Sertoli cells, to include use of immortalized Sertoli cells and cell lines.
The anterior pituitary gland also secretes follicle stimulating hormone, FSH (76, 77), which binds with specific FSH receptors attached to the Sertoli cells in the seminiferous tubules, causing these cells to grow and secrete various spermatogenic substances like nutrients, minerals and growth factors required for the normal development of germ cells.
Immunopanel Positive Inhibin ([dagger]) Inhibin Calretinin ([dagger]) Calretinin Melan-A ([dagger]) Melan-A Vimentin ([dagger]) Vimentin S100 (+/-) Synaptophysin (+/-) Negative Cytokeratin ([dagger]) Cytokeratin AFP ([dagger]) AFP PLAP ([dagger]) PLAP hCG ([dagger]) hCG Sertoli Cell Tumor Average age 15-85, peaks in age of range, y 45 Characteristic Homogenous, gross features well-circumscribed, mass with grey-white to yellow cut surface.
added, "We are pleased with the issuance of this patent, as we believe Sertoli cells may have broad utility as a platform neural regeneration technology.
In EMF-exposed mice, the number of Sertoli cells and gonocytes was decreased in the seminiferous tubules.
1998) induces and reflects a strong proliferation of Sertoli cells (Cortes et al.
Neonatal exposure of male rats to bisphenol A impairs fertility and expression of sertoli cell junctional proteins in the testis.
Environmental toxicants perturb human Sertoli cell adhesive function via changes in F-actin organization mediated by actin regulatory proteins," Human Reproduction 29(6): 1279-1291.
The decrease of the testis weight resulted from the susceptible effects of MT on histological constitution and morphology of Sertoli Cells.
18) tarafindan yapilan bir calismada da AZFd bolgesinde delesyon oraninin %15,1 olarak bildirilmis ve bu olgularda maturasyon arresti ve sertoli cell only sendromu rapor edilmistir.