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any small compartment

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a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction

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small room in which a monk or nun lives

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In mammals, the enterochromaffin cells synthesize 90% of the 5-HT in the enteric nervous system and release 5-HT hormonally in response to mechanical or chemical stimulation (Erspamer.
Methyl syringate has been established as a specific and selective activator of TRPA1, which is expressed in sensory neurons, keratinocytes, endothelial cells, enterochromaffin cells, and lung epithelial cells, indicating diverse roles.
Mast cells, basophils, neurons and enterochromaffin cells carry out synthesis of histamine.
Carcinoid tumours are slow growing tumours, derived from enterochromaffin cells located in the crypts of LieberkA1/4hn, which is part of neuroendocrine system.
Two cells of interest in the brain-gut axis are pinealocytes and enterochromaffin cells.
The most common NET are carcinoid tumors, which arise from enterochromaffin cells that are distributed throughout the GIT and secret serotonin.
Enterochromaffin cells and 5-HT signaling in the pathophysiology of disorders of gastrointestinal function.