acinar cell


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acinar cell

[′as·ə·nər ′sel]
(anatomy)
Any of the cells lining an acinous gland.
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Immunohisto-chemically solid pseudopapillary tumor of pancreas can show overlapping expression of pan CK, synaptophysin, CD56, chromogranin, CD10 and vimentin with neuroendocrine tumors19,20, the expression of neuroendocrine markers with pancreatoblastoma and pancreatic enzymes with acinar cell carcinoma18.
3) Immunomarkers may also be used to help distinguish intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma from hepatic metastasis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, distinguish pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma from other solid pancreatic neoplasms, and subclassify ampullary adenocarcinoma.
Hydrogen sulfide induces ICAM-1 expression and neutrophil adhesion to caerulein-treated pancreatic acinar cells through NF-kappaB and Src-family kinases pathway.
Finally, in pancreatitis responses to translocated bacteria by NOD1 expressed by acinar cells are responsible both for the influx of inflammatory macrophages and for the acinar cell-destructive effect of TNF-[alpha] leading to the expression of IL-33 and pancreatic fibrosis.
There has been increasing evidence that the nonoxidative pathway plays an important role in alcohol pathogenesis in the acinar cell.
Tumour necrosis factor a secretion induces protease activation and acinar cell necrosis in acute experimental pancreatitis in mice," Gut, vol.
Acinar cells produce and store proteases, amylase and lipase, while ductal cells manufacture bicarbonate-rich fluid.
Solid and cystic acinar cell tumor of the pancreas: a tumor in young women with favourable prognosis.
The final diagnoses of the lesions were as follows: PC (n = 109); acinar cell carcinoma (n = 2); inflammatory mass (n = 11); neuroendocrine tumor (NET) (n = 8); AIP (n = 9); invasive intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma (IPMC) (n = 5); metastatic lesions (n = 2: lung cancer 1, melanoma 1); and intraductal tubular tumor (ITT) (n = 1) (Table 1).
8) Other differentials include pancreatoblastoma and acinar cell carcinoma which can be distinguished by their clinical and morphoimmunophenotypic characteristics.
Dad-of-three Peter was diagnosed with rare Acinar cell cancer (ACC) after suffering a severe stomach ache and within weeks underwent major surgery to have his spleen and the tumour in his pancreas removed.