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*  Breast development
"Stromal-epithelial cell interactions and alteration of branching morphogenesis in macromastic mammary glands". Journal of ... has been found to synergistically stimulate the growth of human breast epithelial cells, these growth factor systems appear to ... "The mitogenic action of insulin-like growth factor I in normal human mammary epithelial cells requires the epidermal growth ... insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 and epidermal growth factor on human breast epithelial cells in primary culture". ...
*  Amphiregulin
... in breast epithelial cells". International Journal of Cancer. 82 (2): 268-73. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1097-0215(19990719)82:2. 3.0.CO ... "A functional screen for genes inducing epidermal growth factor autonomy of human mammary epithelial cells confirms the role of ... to promote the growth of normal epithelial cells. Estradiol and progesterone mostly induce amphiregulin expression to mediate ... "Production of epidermal growth factor related ligands in tumorigenic and benign human lung epithelial cells". Cancer Letters. ...
*  Keratin 7
... and differential expression of a human K7 gene in simple epithelial cells". The Journal of Cell Biology. 107 (4): 1337-50. doi: ... Epithelial cells of the lung and breast both contain keratin-7, but some other glandular epithelia, such as those of the colon ... Collins FS, Rossant J, Wurst W (Jan 2007). "A mouse for all reasons". Cell. 128 (1): 9-13. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2006.12.018. PMID ... "Three epidermal and one simple epithelial type II keratin genes map to human chromosome 12". Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics. 57 ...
*  Breast hypertrophy
"Stromal-epithelial cell interactions and alteration of branching morphogenesis in macromastic mammary glands". Journal of ...
*  Keratin
In addition, keratin filaments are present in epithelial cells in general. For example, mouse thymic epithelial cells (TECs) ... cell-cell junctional plaques, and hemidesmosomes, cell-basement membrane adhesive structures. Cells in the epidermis contain a ... and the cells are almost completely filled by keratin. During the process of epithelial differentiation, cells become cornified ... Keratin is also the protein that protects epithelial cells from damage or stress. Keratin is extremely insoluble in water and ...
*  Amniotic epithelial cells
November 1, 2005). "Stem Cell Characteristics of Amniotic Epithelial Cells". Stem Cells. 23: 1549-1559. doi:10.1634/stemcells. ... amniotic epithelial cells can be used and show a higher likelihood of tissue acceptance. Also, amniotic epithelial cells are ... Amniotic epithelial cells are a form of stem cells extracted from the lining of the inner membrane of the placenta. Amniotic ... Amniotic epithelial cells have not been known to produce cancerous tumors in the host despite the fact that these cells do ...
*  Induced thymic epithelial cells
... acronym: iTEC are cells that have been induced to become thymic epithelial cells. http://www. ... mrc.ac.uk/news/news/fully-functional-immune-organ-grown-in-mice-from-lab-created-cells/. ...
*  Epithelial cell adhesion molecule
1997). "Epithelial cell adhesion molecule (Ep-CAM) modulates cell-cell interactions mediated by classic cadherins". J Cell Biol ... Epithelial cell adhesion molecule (EpCAM) is a transmembrane glycoprotein mediating Ca2+-independent homotypic cell-cell ... 1994). "Ep-CAM: a human epithelial antigen is a homophilic cell-cell adhesion molecule". The Journal of Cell Biology. 125 (2): ... and progenitor and stem cells. However, EpCAM is not found in non-epithelial cells or cancers of non-epithelial origin. EpCAM ...
*  Epithelial cell rests of Malassez
The stem cells in ERM can undergo an epithelial-mesenchymal transition and differentiate into diverse types of cells of ... In dentistry, the epithelial cell rests of Malassez (ERM) or epithelial rests of Malassez (pax epithelialis pediodontii) are ... Xiong J, Gronthos S, Bartold PM (2013). "Role of the epithelial cell rests of Malassez in the development, maintenance and ... It is considered that these cell rests proliferate to form epithelial lining of various odontogenic cysts such as radicular ...
*  Epithelial reticular cell
Epithelial reticular cells are the primary cell involved with making sure that no T cells are allowed to survive that will ... then the epithelial cells destroy them. S avino W, Santa-Rosa GL (1982). "Histophysiology of thymic epithelial reticular cells ... Epithelial reticular cells (or epithelioreticular cells) are a structure in both the cortex and medulla of the thymus. However ... As the T cells migrate from the cortex of the thymus to the medulla, they come into contact with many epithelial reticular ...
*  Anatomy
The outer epithelial layer may include cells of several types including sensory cells, gland cells and stinging cells. There ... Metazoans do not include the sponges, which have undifferentiated cells. Unlike plant cells, animal cells have neither a cell ... Epithelial tissue is composed of closely packed cells, bound to each other by cell adhesion molecules, with little ... Keratinocytes make up to 95% of the cells in the skin. The epithelial cells on the external surface of the body typically ...
*  Centrosome cycle
Vorobjev, IA; Chentsov, YuS (June 1982). "Centrioles in the cell cycle. I. Epithelial cells". The Journal of Cell Biology. 93 ( ... The centrosome cycle is important to ensure that daughter cells receive a centrosome after cell division. As the cell cycle ... Each daughter cell inherits two centrioles (one centrosome) surrounded by pericentriolar material as a result of cell division ... Cell Cycle Regulation of Centrosome Duplication Centrosome duplication is heavily regulated by cell cycle controls. This link ...
*  Morula
1997). "Morphogenesis of epithelial cells". In Paul, Leendert C. & Issekutz, Thomas B. Adhesion molecules in health and disease ... The blastocyst's outer cells will become the first embryonic epithelium (the trophectoderm). Some cells, however, will remain ... Rise and fall of epithelial phenotype: concepts of epithelial-mesenchymal transition. Springer. p. 16. ISBN 978-0-306-48239-7. ... A morula is distinct from a blastocyst in that a morula (3-4 days post fertilization) is a 16-cell mass in a spherical shape ...
*  Ronald S. Weinstein
Bock, Gregory R.; Clark, Sarah (2008-04-30). Junctional Complexes of Epithelial Cells. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 240-260. ISBN ... As an MGH pathology resident, he co-authored research papers on intercellular junctions, cancer cell, and red cell membranes. ... He continued his research on normal cell membranes and cancer cell membranes and initiated research on animal models for ... He studied cell membrane properties in normal epithelium, pre-cancers and cancers. Medical science education reform To ...
*  Gongylonema pulchrum
this parasite eats epithelial cells. Also, very often the canals are a place of inflammation, with accumulation of exudates in ...
*  Signal transduction
For example, cell membrane integrins on circulating leukocytes are maintained in an inactive state to avoid epithelial cell ... Epithelial cells (which are non-circulating) normally have active integrins at their cell membrane, helping maintain their ... Important differences exist between integrin-signaling in circulating blood cells and non-circulating cells such as epithelial ... Integrins are produced by a wide variety of cells; they play a role in cell attachment to other cells and the extracellular ...
*  Lipid raft
Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV), as a sexually-transmitted animal virus, must first penetrate a barrier of epithelial cells ... T cell antigen receptor (TCR) is a molecule found on the surface of T lymphocytes (T cells). It is composed of αβ-heterodimers ... An alternative receptor for HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein on epithelial cells is glycosphingolipid galactosyl-ceramide (GalCer), ... Simons, Kai; Van Meer, Gerrit (1988). "Lipid sorting in epithelial cells". Biochemistry. 27 (17): 6197-202. doi:10.1021/ ...
*  Kai Simons
van Meer G, Simons K (1988). "Lipid polarity and sorting in epithelial cells". J. Cell. Biochem. 36 (1): 51-8. doi:10.1002/jcb. ... attention toward vesicular transport pathways and cell polarization. Applying epithelial model cells - MDCK (Madin-Darby canine ... Simons K (1987). "Membrane traffic in an epithelial cell line derived from the dog kidney". Kidney Int. Suppl. 23: S201-10. ... Simons K, van Meer G (1988). "Lipid sorting in epithelial cells". Biochemistry. 27 (17): 6197-202. doi:10.1021/bi00417a001. ...
*  Ptk2 cells
... are a cell line derived from male rat-kangaroo (Potorous tridactylis) epithelial kidney cells. This cell line is ... PtK2 cells are relatively large and when grown in a monolayer stay flat throughout the cell cycle unlike many cells that round ... Cells from the rat kangaroo were selected as the source of a cell line because this species has only a small number of ... "Olympus Microscopy Resource Center , Fluorescence Digital Image Gallery - Epithelial Cells". Retrieved 17 December 2013. ...
*  Avian infectious bronchitis virus
When inhaled, virus will attach to glycoprotein receptors containing sialic acid on ciliated epithelial cells of the ... "Ciliary activity of chicken tracheal epithelial cells". YouTube. 2010-11-15. Retrieved 2013-09-23. "Infectious Bronchitis: ...
*  Vaginal discharge
Estrogen matures vaginal tissues and causes increased production of glycogen by epithelial cells of the vagina. These higher ... Specifically, the vaginal tissues thin, become less elastic; blood flow to the vagina decreases; the surface epithelial cells ... The solid components are exfoliated epithelial cells from the vaginal wall and cervix as well as some of the bacteria that ... This mixture is constantly produced by the cells of the vagina and cervix and it exits the body through the vaginal opening. ...
*  CA-125
... regulates epithelial ovarian cancer cell growth, tumorigenesis and metastasis". Gynecologic Oncology. 121 (3): 434-43. doi: ... MUC16 is also thought to participate in cell-to-cell interactions that enable the metastasis of tumor cells. This is supported ... Evidence suggests that expression of the cytoplasmic tail of MUC16 enables tumor cells to grow, promotes cell motility and may ... "Association of cell surface mucins with galectin-3 contributes to the ocular surface epithelial barrier". The Journal of ...
*  Tonofibril
Tonofilaments are keratin intermediate filaments that makes up tonofibrils in the epithelial tissue. In epithelial cells, ... They consist of fine fibrils in epithelial cells that are anchored to the cytoskeleton. They were discovered by Rudolf ... Tonofibrils are cytoplasmic protein structures in epithelial tissues that converge at desmosomes and hemidesmosomes. ... J Cell Sci. 122 (9): 1285-1294. doi:10.1242/jcs.033969. ISSN 0021-9533. PMC 2721001 . PMID 19386895. Charles, Arwyn; Smiddy, F ...
*  Hemoglobin
Newton DA, Rao KM, Dluhy RA, Baatz JE (2006). "Hemoglobin Is Expressed by Alveolar Epithelial Cells". Journal of Biological ... Some nonerythroid cells (i.e., cells other than the red blood cell line) contain hemoglobin. In the brain, these include the A9 ... The hemoglobin-derived iron in these cells is not the cause of the post-mortem darkness of these cells (origin of the Latin ... Other cells that contain hemoglobin include the A9 dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra, macrophages, alveolar cells, ...
*  Johannes Fibiger
Such tumours easily developed in epithelial cells. Fibiger defended "That these tumors are true carcinomata cannot, thus, be ... The parasites had merely caused the tissue irritation (chronic inflammation) that drove the damaged cells into cancer; any ... squamous cell carcinoma) in rats and mice. His experimental results were later proven to be a case of mistaken conclusion. ...
*  Prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase 2
... during tumorigenesis in human epithelial cancers: evidence for potential clinical utility of COX-2 inhibitors in epithelial ... Cell Dev. Biol. 17 (5): 544-54. doi:10.1016/j.semcdb.2006.09.001. PMID 17071117. Minghetti L, Pocchiari M (2007). " ... PTGS2 (COX-2) is unexpressed under normal conditions in most cells, but elevated levels are found during inflammation. PTGS1 ( ... Since PTGS2 (COX-2) is generally expressed only in cells where prostaglandins are upregulated (e.g., during inflammation), drug ...
*  Tropomodulin 3
"Tmod3 regulates polarized epithelial cell morphology". J. Cell Sci. 120 (Pt 20): 3625-32. doi:10.1242/jcs.011445. PMID 17928307 ... doi:10.1016/j.cell.2006.09.026. PMID 17081983. Fischer RS, Yarmola EG, Weber KL, et al. (2007). "Tropomodulin 3 binds to actin ... Cell Biol. 6 (2): 97-105. doi:10.1038/ncb1086. PMID 14743216. Fischer RS, Fritz-Six KL, Fowler VM (2003). "Pointed-end capping ... 2004). "Alterations in tropomyosin isoform expression in human transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder". Int. J. ...