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The fine structure of the S-100 protein positive cells in the rat pituitary gland: an immunoelectron microscopic study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1777818     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We examined the fine structure of rat folliculo-stellate (FS) cells of the anterior pituitary and pituicytes of the neural lobe using immunoelectron microscopy for S-100 protein. The study proves that S-100 protein is solely expressed in the FS cells and pituicytes. However, the ultrastructural differences between these two cell types demonstrated in this study may argue against the hypothesis that the FS cells and the pituicytes have a common origin.
T Tsuchida; S Nagao; T Ohmoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Brain research     Volume:  564     ISSN:  0006-8993     ISO Abbreviation:  Brain Res.     Publication Date:  1991 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-03-12     Completed Date:  1992-03-12     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0045503     Medline TA:  Brain Res     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  164-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurological Surgery, Kagawa Medical School, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Microscopy, Immunoelectron
Neuroglia / physiology
Neurons / metabolism,  ultrastructure*
Organoids / ultrastructure
Pituitary Gland / metabolism,  ultrastructure*
Rats, Inbred F344
S100 Proteins / metabolism*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/S100 Proteins

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