intercellular space

intercellular space

[¦in·tər′sel·yə·lər ¦spās]
(histology)
A space between adjacent cells.
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However, these images revealed that, in the tissue of the healthy and mechanically injured papaya (Figures 2A and C), cells were entirely turgid and with little intercellular space. Gelled flesh tissue showed plasmolysed cells and large spaces between cells (Figure 2B), probably with water in the apoplast.
For example, it also relays signals from the intercellular space into cells and interacts with molecules on other cells," he added.
A minimum of 2 min in the incubation medium was required for the precipitate to develop, at which time CAH appeared first within the intercellular space of columnar cells.
(50) However, when papillary elongation, basal cell hyperplasia, and enlargement of the intercellular space are considered as signs of esophagitis, histology can dramatically improve the sensitivity of endoscopy.
Junctions are composed of two hemichannels that bridge intercellular space.
"This raises the possibility that pro-SCCE diffuses from the intercellular space into the main body of the corneodesmosome during which it is activated to initiate hydrolysis and promote desquamation," explained Dr.
Abbreviation: Ep- epidermis; Co- cortex; LC- larval chamber; CT- chlorophyllous tissue; SC- secretory cavity; IS- intercellular space; VB- vascular bundle.
Direct immunofluorescence (DIF) study showed positive IgG and C3 at intercellular space of epidermis (Figure 3).
In the uppermost granular cells, the bounding membrane of the lamellar granule fuses into the cellular plasma membrane and the contents of the lamellar granule are extruded into the intercellular space [27].
Blanching is an important pretreatment prior to agro-products drying, to inactivate enzymes and remove air from intercellular space to prevent color and flavor degradation during drying.