fasciculata cell


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fas·ci·cu·la·ta cell

a cell of the zona fasciculata of the suprarenal cortex that contains numerous lipid droplets because of the presence of corticosteroids.
See also: spongiocyte (2).
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2]-DDE is activated by CYP11B1, an enzyme residing in the mitochondrial inner membrane of zona fasciculata cells.
As demonstrated by electron microscopy, the mitochondrial membranes of zona fasciculata cells (the site of CYP11B1 localization) were vacuolated in the Me[SO.
14]C]DDE to a reactive intermediate that becomes irreversibly bound in the zona fasciculata cells.