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Pheochromocytoma is a catecholamine-producing tumor that originates from the adrenal medulla or extra-adrenal chromaffin cells.
Chromaffin cell cortical actin network dynamics control the size of the release-ready vesicle pool and the initial rate of exocytosis.
Cathecolamines (epinephrine and norepinephrine) and more than thirty biologically active peptides (neuropeptide Y, dopamine, chromogranins A, B, C, methionine, calcitonin gene-related peptide, leucine, enkephalin, substance P, synaptophysine, endotelins, adrenomedullin, interleukin-1) are stored in coated granules within the chromaffin cells and are delivered through cellular depolarization and exocytosis via adrenal vein into the circulating blood (Colomer 2009).
The cells, called chromaffin cells, have large vesicles, 200 nanometers (nm) across.
Lesions may occur in multiples along the extra-adrenal chromaffin cell system; 40%-50% of all patients with an autosomal dominant familial variant will demonstrate multiple lesions.
Lazorthes Y, Sagen J, Sallerin B, Tkaczuk J et al, "Human Chromaffin Cell Graft into the CSF for Cancer Pain Management: A Prospective Phase II Clinical Study", Pain, 2000, Jul.
Indeed, chromaffin cells can undergo a morphological transdifferentiation into sympathetic neuron-like cells, in response to NGF both in vivo and in vitro, a feature known as chromaffin cell plasticity |13~.
Paraganglioma is a rare chromaffin cell tumour from extraadrenal symphatetic tissue and is mostly located in the abdomen.
The interference affects measurements of methoxytyramine, the O-methylated metabolite of dopamine, important for diagnosis of chromaffin cell tumors and identification of metastatic disease (2, 3).
Certain reports contend that this chromaffin cell therapy approach would have had problems clinically [26] with or without the clinically tested microencapsulation [27] that surrounded the grafts to prevent immune rejection [28].
Chromaffin cell tumors that produce significant amounts of metanephrine alone, or in combination with normetanephrine, almost always have an adrenal location or reflect recurrence of a previous adrenal tumor (73).
2+]/Calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II inhibitor KN-62 inhibits adrenal medullary chromaffin cell functions, Journal of Neurochemistry, 2517-2522.