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Through the use of repeated contours, mapping and transparency, this work looks at the structure of concentric membranes, known as a lamellar body, based on 2D electron micrographs of a specialised structure from the brain cell of a rat.
The number of lamellar body in alveolar space and alveolus type II cell endochylema reduced, with some demonstrating vacuolization (Figure 1(c)).
It is now known that the increase in serine proteases blocks lamellar body secretion, so the lipids become trapped in the corneocytes.
New chemistry guidelines have also been published, including Expression of Measurement Uncertainty in Laboratory Medicine (CSI-A), and Assessment of Fetal Lung Maturity by the Lamellar Body Count (C58-A).
Their silencing also caused decreased transcription of fatty acid elongase and ceramide glucosyltransferase, which are critical for the synthesis of epidermis-unique GlcCer species, and defects in lamellar body formation associated with decreased expression of the lipid transporter ATP-binding cassette transporter protein 12.