intercellular space

intercellular space

[¦in·tər′sel·yə·lər ¦spās]
(histology)
A space between adjacent cells.
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The first study found that topical fluticasone therapy at a dose of 880 mcg twice daily for 2 months helped correct esophageal spongiosis, or dilated intercellular space, in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).
Where the intercellular space was grossly expanded, the desmosomes appeared to be floating freely within the intercellular space without such connections.
Export and import proteins push the auxin out of one cell into the intercellular space and then into the next cell and so on until the auxin eventually reaches its target site," pointed Schwechheimer.
Chemical synaptic transmission involves the release of specific molecules, neurotransmitters, which diffuse through the intercellular space and interact with specific receptors located on an adjacent neuron.
The humoral stage evolves into the matrix stage, where unprocessed toxicity is deposited into intercellular space, leading to chronic inflammatory and early degenerative changes.
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.
In fact, the selection of appropriate values for the parameters VST, C and AT successively eliminates the gray levels variations due to the intercellular space, neurons, g-d bodies and noise and allows the identification and preservation of the specific labels.
This reduction is expected to decrease the capacity of epithelial cells to remove serotonin from intercellular space once it is released, thus increasing serotonin availability and ultimately causing abnormal bowel function.
After myocardial damage, H-FABP is released into the intercellular space and appears in the bloodstream (4).
Like a microscopic, heavily armored spacecraft, a virus cruises intercellular space in search of a cell to invade and colonize.
17 Extracellular Mechanotransduction: Modelling Ligand Concentration Dynamics in the Lateral Intercellular Space of Compressed Airway Epithelial Cells