epithelium

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Related to epithelia: epithelial tissue, connective tissue
  • noun

Synonyms for epithelium

membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body

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The finding that p63 is specifically expressed by stem cells of human epidermis, limbal and oral epithelia and not by transient cells strongly suggests that p63 can be recognized as a stem cell marker (17).
Given the availability of only limited tissue, the rationale for this focused panel was representation of antibodies against both low and high molecular weight cytokeratins, as well as a transcription factor often expressed in the basal layer of epithelia and representative mucin proteins.
Their study shows the ability of Wharton jelly mesenschymal stem cells to turn to oral-mucosa or skin-regeneration epithelia.
Human airway epithelia function in barrier formation, defense against pathogens, and mucociliary clearance.
The cytoplasmic and apical membrane localization of RAAG12 on normal polarized secretory/absorptive epithelia may confer differential sensitivity by limiting antigen accessibility in normal tissues, as has been reported for membrane proteins including ErbB2.
Additionally, eosinophilic intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies were present in colonic and gastric epithelia and in transitional epithelium of the kidney.
Zonulin is an endogenous signaling protein that transiently and reversibly opens the tight junctions ("tj") between the cells of epithelial and endothelial tissues such as the intestinal mucosa, blood brain barrier and pulmonary epithelia.
Clonality and K-ras mutation analyses of epithelia in intraductal papillary mucinous tumor and mucinous cystic tumor of the pancreas.
By now, it is common knowledge among researchers that ABC transporters play a key role in the function of the blood-brain barrier (BBB), blood-CSF barrier, blood-testis barrier, intestinal epithelia (absorption), airway epithelia, liver epithelia and the kidney epithelia," explained Gabor Heltovics, SOLVO's business development director.