lining cells

lining cells

A nonspecific term loosely used as a synonym for:
(1) Vascular endothelial cells; 
(2) Epithelial cells lining any hollow viscus (e.g., mucosa of gall bladder or urinary bladder) or tubular lumen (e.g., female genital tract or the GI tract);
(3) Littoral cells, a colloquial term for the cells lining lymphatic vessels and vessels in the bone marrow.
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D2-40 is negative in the endothelial lining cells, thereby confirming their vascular rather than lymphatic origin.
What's more, the Penn group discovered that COX-2 in lining cells controls the expression of eNOS, the enzyme that makes NO in the body.
The team was able to take and clone the oral lining cells from the insides of patients' cheeks.
15) Subsequently, phloridzin blocks the active transport of glucose out of those intestinal lining cells into the bloodstream.
Certain high-dose conditioning regimens used as part of stem cell transplant (SCT) can damage the lining cells of hepatic blood vessels and so result in VOD, a blockage of the small veins of the liver that leads to liver failure and can result in significant dysfunction in other organs such as the kidneys and lungs (so-called severe VOD).
This strategy is based on paying more attention to the "supporting" cells of the vessel wall, rather than the endothelial or lining cells of the artery wall.
Many cancer cells, such as those from breast cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer, enter the lymphatic vessels by releasing molecules that unbutton button-like structures between lymphatic lining cells.
Other suggestions include problems with the immune system or that the womb lining cells somehow get into the bloodstream.
Can these enhancers cause exfoliation of the lining cells and the breaking of adhesions between lining cells of the gut, resulting in breaching of the barrier between blood and food?
Describe lining cells that may be found in CSF, serous, and synovial fluids.
Microscopically, the synovium is composed of fingerlike or rounded masses of fibrous stoma covered by hyperplastic lining cells.
The book also addresses key issues that have arisen in the field in recent years, such as the physiological roles of hepatocytes, sinusoidal lining cells, activated macrophages (Kupffer cells), cholangiocytes, and stellate cells, and their modulation of the T cells, natural killer cells, and NKT cells.