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Therapeutic effect and mechanism of electroacupuncture at Zusanli on plasticity of interstitial cells of Cajal: a study of rat ileum.
Ward, "Calcium signalling in Cajal-like interstitial cells of the lower urinary tract," Nature reviews Urology, vol.
Telocytes (TCs) are a distinct cell type of interstitial cells which have been recently described in stroma of various tissues and organs, such as placenta, [sup][3] endocardium, [sup][4] lung, [sup][5] parotid gland, [sup][6] skin, [sup][7] eye, [sup][8] myometrium, [sup][9] esophagus, [sup][10] liver, [sup][11] heart valves, [sup][12] vasculature, [sup][13] bone marrow [sup][14] , et al .
Hirst, "Role of interstitial cells of Cajal in neural control of gastrointestinal smooth muscles," Neurogastroenterology & Motility, vol.
Interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC) were first described as "neuron-like cells" at the motor neuron endings.[sup.1] The hypothesis was advanced by Thuneberg, who suggested that these cells had pacemaker activity in the intestine, as in the heart.
Sanders, "Mutation of the proto-oncogene c-kit blocks development of interstitial cells and electrical rhythmicity in murine intestine," Journal of Physiology, vol.
The second event is the appearance of interstitial cells. All nonepithelial cells in hydra are part of the interstitial cell lineage.
Our results show that the larval interstitial cell system is extensively modified during metamorphosis to produce the adult pattern.
Focally, lipid accumulation also was seen in interstitial cells (C, inset).
The results of the present study in Balb/C mice showed that chronic administration of MPH can induce histological changes in testes depicted by diminishing the number of interstitial cells, declining serum testosterone levels, reduction in body weight, and also fertility rate.
Morphology and localization of interstitial cells in the guinea pig bladder: structural relationships with smooth muscle and neurons.