intercellular space

intercellular space

[¦in·tər′sel·yə·lər ¦spās]
(histology)
A space between adjacent cells.
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These gaps are bound by thickened cell membranes from which short and long processes extend into the intercellular space.
Increased intercellular space could prevent freezing inside cells, therefore, the relative tightness of the leaf tissue structure is considered to be associated with plant cold tolerance (Yu et al.
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.
The reduced intercellular space can ensure the distribution, even limited, of messages between the chromaffine cells.
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.
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.
After myocardial damage, H-FABP is released into the intercellular space and appears in the bloodstream (4).
Thus, the reflectance energy decrease in greenbug-treated plants may be the result of cellular lysis and filling of intercellular space with cellular debris.