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an independent team of operatives who work together in a CELLULAR MANUFACTURING production environment.
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Pituicytes, which were specialized glocytes of the posterior pituitary, had five ultrastructural variants: major cells, dark cells, granular cells, ependymal cells, and oncocytic cells.
When neural stem cells are harvested for growth in culture, however, the ependymal cells are not removed along with them, and this can be a problem.
The scientists found that neighbouring "epithelial-like" ependymal cells - not stem cells themselves - maintain a special structure that keeps neural stem cells "neurogenic," able to make new neurons.
The nerve cord is a hollow tube consisting of four rows of ependymal cells.
Ependymomas arise from the ependymal cells lining the central canal of the spinal cord; four subtypes have been described: cellular, papillary, clear cell, and tanicytic.
They're lined with ependymal cells, a type of glial cell which --among other things--secretes, circulates, and absorbs cerebrospinal fluid.
The cerebral aqueduct, an anatomically restricted access of the ventricular system, is lined with ependymal cells expressing AQP4 and inflammatory sequelae of IgG binding to AQP4 and it is thought that this is the region where scarring, occlusion, stenosis, or reduced compliance of the aqueductal channel leading to obstruction occurs [19].