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Related to Sertoli cell: Leydig cell, Sertoli cell tumor

cell

(Enemy combatants), noun enemy group, exxremist group, rebel organization, saboteurs, subversives, unnerground extremists
Associated concepts: enemy combatants, justice courts, miliiary tribunals, Patriotic Act, prison cells, sleeper cell, terrorist cell

cell

(jail), noun cage, cella, chamber, compartment, confined room, confinement, cubicle, cubiculum, enclosed cage, incarceration, jailhouse, penitentiary, pound, prison, prison house, small cavity, small room, solitary abode
See also: chamber, jail, penitentiary, prison

CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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The chromosomes in the pachytene stage of the prophase appear in the nucleus of the primary spermatocyte near the Sertoli cells (Fig.
A rapid method of Sertoli cell isolation by DSA lectin, allowing mitotic analyses.
Isolation of bovine spermatogonial cells and co-culture with prepubertal sertoli cells in the presence of colony stimulating factor-1.
The study showed that the treatment with the drug Dacarbazine for five consecutive days resulted histological changes with serious damage in the testicles of male rat, where the disintegration and spacing of seminiferous tubules was noted in an abnormal form, sloughed epithelial germ cells for this tubules, a decrease in testicular content for each spermatozoa and spermatocytes with the occurrence of morphological abnormalities of these cells, laceration of links between Sertoli cells and spermatocytes which is next to it and lack in the number of Leydig cells that are taken irregular shapes.
In Control animals, vimentin surrounded the nucleus and showed apical extensions in a "spoke-like" pattern in Sertoli cells from Control mice as previously observed [30].
Finally, progesterone is also needed for proper Sertoli cell function, spermiogenesis, and testosterone biosynthesis in mammals (Han et al.
The sertoliform variant of endometrioid adenocarcinoma may show overlapping features with Sertoli cell and Sertoli-Leydig cell tumors.
Differential effects of c-Src and c-Yes on the endocytic vesicle-mediated trafficking events at the Sertoli cell blood-testis barrier: An in vitro study," American Journal of Physiology--Endocrinology and Metabolism 307(7): E553-E562.
It is considered an indicator of sertoli cell function in prepubertal male children, but it does not reflect the number and function of germ cells.
Spermatogenic cell series in seminiferous tubule wall, spermatogonium, primary spermatocytes, spermatid cell, and Sertoli cell were found normal and comparable to the untreated control (Figure 4a-d).