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cell

an independent team of operatives who work together in a CELLULAR MANUFACTURING production environment.
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Demonstration by immunoperoxidase staining of hyperplasia of parafollicular cells in the thyroid gland in hyperparathyroidism.
They can be divided into four categories: (i) the medullary carcinoma (which is derived from parafollicular cells), (ii) anaplastic or undifferentiated carcinoma, (iii) follicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC), (iv) and papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC).
The objective of this study is to provide information on the ultrastructural features of the adult thyroid gland of WAD goat with emphasis on the follicular and parafollicular cells.
The second hormone is calcitonin (CT) which originates from the C cells or parafollicular cells of the thyroid and thymus glands.
It is made up of three principal components; the lining follicular cells the basal parafollicular cells and the luminal colloid.
Evaluation of the role of mammalian thyroid parafollicular cells. Acta Histochem (Jena) 1995; 97:389-399.