thyroid epithelial cell


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thyroid epithelial cell

The primary epithelial cell of the thyroid gland.
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[39.] Diamant M, Kayser L, Rasmussen AK, Bech K, Feldt-Rassmussen U (1991) Interleukin-6 production by thyroid epithelial cells. Enhancement by interleukin-1.
In addition, sterol regulatory element-binding proteins (SREBPs), which were initially identified as master transcriptional regulators of lipid biosynthesis and uptake, were also reported to be novel transcriptional regulators of Tg, NIS, and TPO in thyroid epithelial cells [27-29].
Therefore, T cells, in addition to having cytotoxic activity to thyroid epithelial cells, also stimulate B cells to produce anti-thyroid antibodies (anti-TPO, anti-TG and antirreceptor antibody TSH) [24,32,36,45].
Fine-needle aspiration showed inflamed material consistent with cyst contents and thyroid epithelial cells with possible oncocytic-type change; it was thought that the changes could represent metaplasia, but an oncocytic lesion could not be ruled out.