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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They release their secretory granules through a pore adjoining the secretory pore of the adhesive cell.
The significance of two types of adhesive cells in the podial disk epidermis of both A.
Angiotensin II decreased the number of adhesive cells, whereas EPCs pre-treated with AME exhibited a significant increase in the number of adhesive cells after incubation in comparison with angiotensin II treated cells.
Neuron precursor marker NESTIN was detected from differentiated adhesive cells, but GFP expression was not detected on day 16.
Adipocyte marker C/EBP[beta] was detected from differentiated adhesive cells, but GFP expression was undetectable on day 26.
Cells remaining on the glass surface (adhesive cells) were removed by a rubber scraper and suspended in 3mL of distilled water.
The latter function as a duo-glandular system with some cells acting as adhesive cells and some others as de-adhesive cells (Hermans, 1983; Flammang, 1996; Haesaerts et al., 2005a).
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.