mucosal cell


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mucosal cell

Any cell in a mucosal epithelium.
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Additional data presented during the meeting support the protection data by demonstrating that NTCD displays higher adherence to human mucosal cells compared to the BI strain and to traditional strains of C.
The isoforms of p63 were found to be expressed in oral mucosal cells though a few were absent in limbal cells.
This is thought to be related to small-vessel ischemia or ischemic colitis with mucosal changes, and to direct damage to mucosal cells.
The intrinsic-factor cobalamin complex enters the intestinal mucosal cells by receptor-mediated endoycytosis where cobalamin is released, which then binds to transcobalamin.
Based on the results of recent research conducted by the two universities, they will proceed with further research on specific genes found in the colon mucosal cells.
A week later, the Apligraf lining was found to be degenerating as a result of graft rejection; however, a small patch of vaginal mucosal cells that had been present proliferated to cover the entire neovagina.
1) It attaches exclusively to gastric mucosal cells because they have specific receptors, but it is unable to target, for instance, the intestinal epithelium, which does not have these receptors.
These proteins enable the virus to infect mucosal cells in the respiratory system.