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Sertoli cell

[sər′tō·lē ‚sel]
(histology)
One of the sustentacular cells of the seminiferous tubules.
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3) To our knowledge, this is the first report of a Sertoli cell tumor in a common mynah.
5, and postnatal day 4, were examined microscopically to identify and enumerate cell types, determine the developmental stage of germ cells (undifferentiated or differentiated), and evaluate interactions between Sertoli cells and germ cells.
Investigation of detoxification capacity of rat testicular germ cells and Sertoli cells.
Stage-specific effects of the fungicidec arbendazim on Sertoli cell microtubules in rat testis.
Hyperplasia and the immature appearance of Sertoli cells in primary testicular disorders.
The researchers have been investigating how Sertoli cells switch from a multiplying state, making the testis big enough to make sperm, to a mature state that sustains sperm production.
We found that Sertoli cells were in the periphery of the follicle, and the spermatozoa were with their heads facing the cells.
The TD treated animals were presented with degeneration of tubules to mild degree of vacuolation with or without spermatogenesis, degeneration of sertoli cells indicated by aggregation at one end of tubules.
With the purpose of evaluating the efficiency of spermatogenesis and the Sertoli cells, the ratios were calculated between the corrected numbers of the cells of the spermatogenic lineage and these numbers and the number of Sertoli cells.
62,63) These mitochondria leave the developing spermatozoa on the residual bodies and are probably phagocytosed by the Sertoli cells.
They may contain granulosa cells, thecal cells, Sertoli cells, or fibroblasts of gonadal stromal origin.
Saneron is committed to providing readily available, non-controversial stem cells for cellular therapies and has patented and patent-pending technology relating to our platform technology of umbilical cord blood and Sertoli cells.