folliculostellate cell


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folliculostellate cell

A supporting cell in the adenohypophysis (anterior pituitary gland); it produces bioactive peptides, including growth factors and cytokines.
See also: cell
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Guerrier et al., "Cell-to-cell communication in the anterior pituitary: evidence for gap junction-mediated exchanges between endocrine cells and folliculostellate cells," Endocrinology, vol.
Sequencing analysis showed VEGF164 to be identical to that cloned from folliculostellate cells, as reported by Leung et al.
Stalla, "Regulation and role of intrapituitary IL-6 production by folliculostellate cells," Domestic Animal Endocrinology, vol.