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Identity of a population of progenitor cells in gingival connective tissue of the mouse incisor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  717805     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In the gingiva of the mouse incisor, connective tissue cells were observed which were undergoing mitosis and contained collagen fibrils enclosed in vacuoles in their cytoplasm. The presence of intracellular collagen was noted in the majority of the dividing cells. On the basis of this observation it is suggested that renewal of the fibroblast population in the gingiva occurs preferentially by division of differentiated fibroblasts rather than by division of cells with a lower degree of differentiation.
V Everts; W Beertsen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Anatomical record     Volume:  192     ISSN:  0003-276X     ISO Abbreviation:  Anat. Rec.     Publication Date:  1978 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-01-15     Completed Date:  1979-01-15     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370540     Medline TA:  Anat Rec     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  319-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cell Differentiation
Collagen / analysis
Connective Tissue Cells*
Fibroblasts / cytology*
Gingiva / cytology*
Vacuoles / analysis
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