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Interstitial cells (ICs), a phenotype originally compared to the gastrointestinal interstitial cells of Cajal (ICCs) [5], are found throughout in the lower urinary tract.
According to the review of interstitial cells of blood vessels, [sup][24] a new cell type termed interstitial cell was indicated in the tunica media of both veins and arteries.
Neuronal losses in the hypothalamus will dysrupt the hypothalamus-pituitary-testis regulatory axis which result in loss of or considerable reduction in the testosteron synthesis ability of testicular interstitial cells of Leydig.
Proposed etiologies include myopathy or neuropathy related to abnormally functioning smooth muscle, colocolonic reflexes, neurotransmitters, or interstitial cells of Cajal.
In 1972, "mononuclear interstitial cells" were first proposed as precursors of the AM lineage in cultured lung explants [3].
Cells of the TGF-[beta] group were significantly elongated, like interstitial cells. Compared with the control group, cells of SB431542 group and YHJD group were polygonal, and YHJD time-dependently inhibited the proliferation of MGC-803 cells (P < 0.01); its inhibition rate reached 49.65 [+ or -] 0.62%, 50.94 [+ or -] 2.56%, and 61.49 [+ or -] 1.05% at 24 h, 48 h, and 72 h, respectively.
It is believed that GIST is transformed from the interstitial cell of Cajal, which is an important pacemaker cell that regulates smooth muscle contraction in the gastrointestinal tract.
For the vehicle mice (0 Gy, nonhydrogen, (a)), the testes showed normal testes histoarchitecture with successive stages of spermatogenesis which include spermatogonia (SG), spermatocytes (SC), different stages of spermatids (SD), and spermatozoa (SP) surrounding a central lumen, and interstitial cell (I) and basal membrane kept their normal morphology as well.
Kindblom and associates5 reported in 1998, the actual cell of origin of GISTs is a pluripotential mesenchymal stem cell programmed to differentiate into the interstitial cell of Cajal.