zona glomerulosa


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zona glomerulosa

[‚zō·nə glə‚mer·yə′lō·sə]
(anatomy)
The outer tissue layer of the adrenal cortex where mineralocorticoids, primarily aldosterone, are synthesized and secreted.
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The zona glomerulosa of the African giant rat, being positive with Periodic Acid Schiff and Verhoeff stain implies that the zone is rich in carbohydrate and possesses some elastic fibers.
(1989) Isolation of aldosterone synthase cytochrome P450 from zona glomerulosa mitochondria of rat adrenal cortex.
Chronic administration of nitric oxide reduces angiotensin II receptor type 1 expression and aldosterone synthesis in zona glomerulosa cells.
The mineralocorticoids (from the outer, zona glomerulosa) comprise a small portion of the overall mix of corticosteroids in the body, but play an important role.
Labeling of zona glomerulosa and the adrenal medulla did not exceed the background level The radioactivity in these sections remained too weak to be semiquantified by phosphorautoradiography using 14 days exposure.
The ASD (CYP11B2) encodes the steroid 11/18 B hydroxylase and is expressed in the zona glomerulosa of the adrenal gland, where it synthesizes the mineralocorticoid aldosterone.
A: Spermatic cord containing a 5-mm nodule of ectopic adrenal cortical tissue, surrounded by a connective tissue capsule, composed of zona fasciculate and zona glomerulosa (hematoxylin and eosin x40).
Regeneration of adrenals starts from progenitor and some zona glomerulosa cells, left attached to the connective tissue capsule [3,14-16].
A partir da analise das laminas por meio do programa KS400 foi possivel observar expressao nuclear e citoplasmatica em todas as celulas que compoe a zona glomerulosa, enquanto que nas zonas fasciculada e reticular e camada medular a expressao nuclear nao foi observada na totalidade das celulas; nas celulas endoteliais houve apenas reacao citoplasmatica.