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hepatocyte

 [hep´ah-to-sīt″]
a hepatic cell.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hep·a·to·cyte

(hep'ă-tō-sīt),
A parenchymal liver cell.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hepatocyte

(hĕp′ə-tə-sīt′, hĭ-păt′ə-)
n.
A parenchymal cell of the liver.
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hep·a·to·cyte

(hep'ă-tō-sīt)
A parenchymal liver cell.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hepatocyte

A liver cell. Hepatocytes are metabolically very active and are rich in MITOCHONDRIA, LYSOSOMES and ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM. Each is surrounded by highly permeable capillaries.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

hepatocyte

a liver cell.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Hepatocyte

A liver cell.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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ALF is due to massive and rapid hepatocyte inflammation, resulting from excessive immune attack.
Hepatocyte count (cell/reticule)###21.70+- 1.13###14.30+- 0.91*###16.70+-1.01**
Immunohistochemistry showed that 4-HNE was more strongly expressed in the cytoplasm of hepatocytes in the cyclohexanone-exposed group than in control group in both sexes.
To directly detect albumin secreted by hepatocyte culture, 3D scaffold-based immunoassay chips have been developed recently (Yan et al., 2015).
With HepatoMune, the micropatterned primary hepatocytes and fibroblasts are supplemented with primary Kupffer cells, creating highly functional human liver tissue that models inflammation-mediated hepatotoxicity.
In rats, Fabien Caille and colleagues describe the labelling of metoclopramide and show that its transporter-mediated plasma clearance into hepatocytes is saturable and not modified by the P-glycoprotein inhibitor tariquidar.
Hepatocyte transplantation is performed with the purpose of repopulating or replacing only a small portion of the total liver mass.
Gene expression of hepatocyte-specific proteins (protein phosphatase 1 (PP1), human hepatocyte nuclear factor 4 (HNF4a), albumin (ALB), alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), alpha-1 antitrypsin (A1AT)) was validated using qPCR.
We counted the [BrdU.sup.+] hepatocyte/total hepatocyte ratios at different time points in each group (Figure 4(c)).
Cho, "Alginate microcapsules prepared with xyloglucan as a synthetic extracellular matrix for hepatocyte attachment," Biomaterials, vol.
Only hepatocyte culture systems with reintroduction of physiological levels of shear have been demonstrated to maintain expression of CYP2B6 [5,28].
The former refers to these factors mitogenic in both primary-cultured hepatocytes and in animal experiments, including hepatocyte growth factor (HGF), transforming growth factor- (TGF-) [alpha], epidermal growth factor (EGF), heparin-binding-EGF (HB-EGF), and their common receptor EGFR.

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