Epithelial cells


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Epithelial cells

Cells that form a thin surface coating on the outside of a body structure.
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Arsenic can cause malignant transformation of human prostate epithelial cells in vitro, and these CAsE-PE (chronic-arsenic-exposed prostate epithelial) cells produce aggressive, carcinoma-like rumors when inoculated into nude mice (Achanzar et al.
Monkeypox virus infected predominantly epithelial cells in conjunctivae, tongue, and bronchi.
In fathead minnows, a 1-month period of exposure to as little as 1 mg/L initiated a significant increase in epithelial cell height.
A549, a human lung adenocarcinoma cell line/type II alveolar epithelial cell, was obtained from American Type Culture Collection and cultured in Dulbecco modified Eagle medium supplemented with 10% FBS, 1% penicillin/ streptomycin, and 1% L-glutamine in a 37[degrees]C humidified incubator supplied with 5% C[O.
Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG), one of the most widely studied probiotic bacteria, is effective in preventing and treating diarrhoea in infancy and childhood (14), and has a cytoprotective effect on intestinal epithelial cells (15).
In conclusion, EPs[R] 7630 develops complementary anti-infective properties: Firstly, EPs[R] 7630 reduces bacterial adhesion to intact epithelial cells and thus protects the organism from bacterial colonization and infection/superinfection.
The microscopic observation of reviewed samples revealed that most (26 of 27) contained epithelial cells or leukocyte aggregates.
There's been a controversy for many years about whether the virus infects healthy epithelial cells or just cancerous and precancerous cells.
He also discusses his work with the P2X7 biomarker, a highly sensitive and accurate indicator of cancerous and pre-cancerous epithelial cells, as well as CytoCore's e2Collector, an innovative and non-invasive method of collecting cervical cell samples.
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A study of how microbes weaken the host cell's defenses to enter tissues has revealed that they open and get through the initial cellular barrier- the epithelial cells that line the airway in a programmed and efficient manner.
In the laboratory, they exposed prostate epithelial cells to the most biologically active form of vitamin D: 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3.
Results: The limbal epithelial cells cultured over intact HAM expressed the stem cell associated markers (ABCG2, p63) and showed reduced expression of the differentiation markers (Cnx43 and K3/K12) when compared to limbal epithelial cells cultured over denuded HAM, which expressed more differentiation markers at the end of three weeks.

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