Langerhans

Lan·ger·hans

(lahng'ĕr-hahnz), Do not confuse this name with Langhans. Avoid the incorrect forms Langerhan and Langerhan's.
Paul, German anatomist, 1847-1888. See: Langerhans cells, Langerhans granule, Langerhans islands, islets of Langerhans.
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The researchers suggest that anaerobic bacteria may stimulate genital mucosal inflammation and increase Langerhans cells' susceptibility to HIV infection.
A biopsy specimen was obtained, and histopathology identified Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
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Amelia Davies, from St Fagans, Cardiff, was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis in June 2012 and underwent months of chemotherapy and steroid treatment.
The course will cover many aspects from the dermal matrix to Langerhans cells to SC barrier lipids to skin aging and more.
Uncircumcised men, on the other hand, are at higher risk of HIV acquisition because the inner foreskin layer allows HIV-infected cells to form apical viral synapses with the dendrites of Langerhans cells present on the moist mucosal surface of the glans and inner part of the prepuce.
The endocrine part of the pancreas, the Islets of Langerhans, produces and secretes insulin, the hormone that regulates blood sugar levels.
Brian Langerhans of North Carolina State University and his colleagues studied the Bahamas mosquitofish (Gambusia hubbsi) around Andros Island.
They had a reduction in the kind of DNA damage that can lead to cancer, and had a protective effect on radiation-sensitive Langerhans cells, key immune cells found in the outer layer of skin (the epidermis).
Langerhans cell sarcoma is a rare, high-grade neoplasm with overtly malignant cytological features and the Langerhans phenotype.
They explain both basic science and clinical aspects relating to the molecular basis of hormones; the hypothalamus and the concept of neurosecretion; the pituitary gland and its diseases; the testes and ovaries; the endocrine control of puberty and salt and water balance; hormones of pregnancy, parturition, and lactation; the adrenal glands; the thyroid gland, the islets of Langerhans and their hormones; diabetes; the gut-brain axis; hormones, endocrine tumors, and the gut; the parathyroids, the endocrine kidney, and calcium regulation; and the genetics of endocrine tumors.

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