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any small compartment

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Previous studies have shown overproduction of mucus cells is common in the large and small airways of cigarette smokers.
Likewise, AUB-induced mucus cell metaplasia was only partially abrogated in Rag[1.
2b), and one type of mucus cell appearing similar to those in the crop (Fig.
These are: (1) the cuboidal cells with round nuclei with euchromatin and distinct nucleoli on the lateral side; (2) the tall columnar cells with round or oval nuclei located in the terminal epithelium; (3) the ciliated columnar ceils in the distal end of the filament; (4) the mucus cell with numerous dense granules packed tightly together in the apical cytoplasm (Fig.
Our study about the surface of the olfactory lamellae consists of ciliated non-sensory cells, microvillus cells, ciliated receptor cells, rod cells, supporting cells, chloride cells and mucus cells in both S.
7 [micro]m) nonciliated cell types: (a) eosinophilic cells with an irregular cytoplasmic texture, (b) very abundant goblet mucus cells, (c) cells with strong acidophilic granules, (d) cells with light acidophilic granules, (e) a few cells at the rectal area with very fine basophilic granules and (f) empty cells.
Dr Whitsett and his team at Cincinnatti Children's team Hospital found "good" lung cells called Clara cells change into mucus cells in a process called metaplasia - and that the process could be reversed.
Mucus and mucus cells were stained with 1% (w/v) alcian blue 8GX in 3% (v/v) acetic acid at pH 2.