glomerulosa

glomerulosa

the outer layer of the adrenal cortex, the zona glomerulosa.
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Incidences of nephropathy and, in the adrenal cortex, hypertrophy of the zona glomerulosa and atrophy of the zona reticularis were significantly increased at 2,000x compared with controls (see Supplemental Material, Table S9), with severity increasing with dose for the adrenal observations.
In this study, the zona glomerulosa appeared intact in the two rats found to have alteration of adrenal gland.
At the microscopic level, we saw a typical cell pattern of zona glomerulosa, with scattered hematopoietic elements.
This finding is most likely due to the higher progesterone concentrations in premenopausal women, given that in vitro studies have shown that progesterone increases aldosterone production in zona glomerulosa cells (13).
The dough isn't completely cooked, so there are three layers--the different zones, with the zona glomerulosa being the outermost.
Submitochondrial distribution of three key steroidogenic proteins (steroidogenic acute regulatory protein and cytochrome P450scc and 3[beta]-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase isomerase enzymes) upon stimulation by intracellular calcium in adrenal glomerulosa cells.
Conn's syndrome (primary aldosteronism)-excess production of mineralocorticoid aldosterone due to hyperplasia or neoplasm of zona glomerulosa of the adrenal cortex-is also a rare disorder.
PTH stimulates aldosterone secretion from adrenal glomerulosa cells in a dose-dependent manner, both alone and in combination with angiotensin II.
The cortex is of mesodermal origin and is composed of 3 zones: zona reticularis, zona fasciculata, and zona glomerulosa.
Also immunolabeled in the wolf were a few myocardial cells and several small clusters of cells in the zona glomerulosa of the adrenal gland.
I wrote some papers showing aldosterone coming from the outer cortex, the zona glomerulosa, and cortisone coming from the midzone.
4] Of the 3 cortical layers, zona fasciculata and glomerulosa predominate.