Epithelial cells


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Epithelial cells

Cells that form a thin surface coating on the outside of a body structure.
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13 Cell that CVBs, rather than heading straight to the tight junction, first attach to a protein on the surface of epithelial cells that's easily accessible outside the barrier.
If the research ultimately demonstrates the cells have true therapeutic benefit parents might someday choose to bank their child's amniotic epithelial cells as many now do with umbilical cord blood, the researchers said.
Our data showing the absence of viral antigen in columnar epithelial cells contrast with a recently published report that H5N1 viral replication took place selectively in ciliated bronchial epithelial cells in an in vitro culture model (28).
Also the Odyssey system abolishes endless hours of counting bacteria attached to epithelial cells.
1) There is a hyperkeratosis of the upper epithelial layer that represents an altered pattern of keratin expression in the squamous epithelial cells.
The epithelial cells also could perform epithelial–dendritic cell (DC) transformation by expressing dendritic cell-specific intercellular adhesion molecule 3-grabbing nonintegrin (DC-SIGN).
These easily accessible epithelial cells arc thus a realistic source for consideration in human biotooth formation.
Therefore, culturing alveolar epithelial cells in submerged cell-culture conditions is an ineffective and artificial environment (6).
These findings indicate that TFF3 attenuates LPS-induced cell damage, and TFF3 mRNA expression is influenced by LPS and rhTFF3 in intestinal mucous epithelial cells in piglets.
In the study, cultured human airway epithelial cells were exposed to various doses of the 13 e-cigarette liquid flavours for 30 minutes or 24 hours, Medical Xpress reported.
Hence, the biocompatibility of intraocular lens materials is assessed in terms of uveal biocompatibility, based on the inflammatory foreign-body reaction of the eye against the implant, and in terms of capsular biocompatibility, determined by the relationship of the intraocular lens with residual lens epithelial cells within the capsular bag.

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