seminiferous epithelium


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sem·i·nif·er·ous ep·i·the·li·um

the epithelium lining the convoluted tubules of the testis where spermatogenesis and spermiogenesis occur.

sem·i·nif·er·ous ep·i·the·li·um

(sem'i-nif'ĕr-ŭs ep'i-thē'lē-ŭm)
The epithelium lining the convoluted tubules of the testis where spermatogenesis and spermiogenesis occur.
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Spermatogenesis and cycle of the seminiferous epithelium.
Fibroblast growth factor 8b causes progressive stromal and epithelial changes in the epididymis and degeneration of the seminiferous epithelium in the testis of transgenic mice.
The complete set of stages, organized in a progressive sequence of germ cell development in a given segment of the seminiferous tubule, is named seminiferous epithelium cycle (SEC) (CLERMONT, 1972; RUSSELL et al.
The balance between proliferation and apoptosis plays a fundamental role in the regulation of the population of germ cells in the seminiferous epithelium, keeping the homeostasis of spermatogenesis and reflecting directly in the daily sperm production characteristic of each species (RUSSELL et al.
Kinetics of spermatogenesis in mammals: seminiferous epithelium cycle and spermatogonial renewal.
Response of the rabbit seminiferous epithelium to testosterone administered via polydimethyl-siloxane capsules.
Protective effect of Fructus Lycii polysaccharides against time and hyperthermia-induced damage in cultured seminiferous epithelium.
This finding suggests that inhibin B and AMH are sensitive biomarkers in semen and could reflect the functional state of the seminiferous epithelium.
Regulation of ectoplasmic specialization dynamics in the seminiferous epithelium by focal adhesion-associated proteins in testosterone-suppressed rat testes," Endocrinology 146(3): 1192-1204.
TGF-DF3 regulates anchoring junction dynamics in the seminiferous epithelium of the rat testis via the Ras/ERK signaling pathway: An in vivo study," Developmental Biology 280(2): 321-343.