goblet cell


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goblet cell

[′gäb·lət ‚sel]
(histology)
A unicellular, mucus-secreting intraepithelial gland that is distended on the free surface. Also known as chalice cell.
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of the unicellular choanocytes of the genus Monosiga.
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MOS has been reported to improve the number of goblet cells in broiler gut (Chand et al., 2018).
The reason is that goblet cells were found in both BE and AC (17).
Goblet cell carcinoids do not form distinctive tumoral tissue; therefore, surgical resection borders in the appendectomy specimen should be examined microscopically in detail.
de Lau et al., "Conversion of metaplastic Barrett's epithelium into post-mitotic goblet cells by secretase inhibition," Disease Models & Mechanisms, vol.
In the control group, the airway epithelium structure was complete, and cell fall off, cilia lodging, goblet cell hyperplasia, and phlegm retention were not obvious.
Torii, "A case of goblet cell carcinoid of appendix with repeated appendicitis," Journal of Japan Society for Endoscopic Surgery, vol.
Ilhan, "Efficiency of Olopatadine hydrochloride 0.1% in the treatment of vernal keratoconjunctivitis and goblet cell density," Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, vol.
Sevoflurane and MCC950 Significantly Reduce Goblet Cell Hyperplasia in Allergic Mice.
It is also involved in the regulation of mucus secretion performed by goblet cells of the respiratory bronchial epithelium, by inhibition Gob5 (putative calcium-activated chloride channel involved in the regulation of mucus production) expression and by binding to integrins [alpha]4 and [beta]1/2 and induction of activation of intracellular pathways resulting in the reduction of the expression of transcription factors, such as NF-[kappa]B, Sp1, and AP-1 [34, 35].
Furthermore the laboratory investigations on conjunctival cells and corneal epithelium while on treatment with 0.05% cyclosporine to increase conjunctival goblet cells density, decreased expression of immune activation markers, apoptosis markers and inflammatory cytokines.