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an independent team of operatives who work together in a CELLULAR MANUFACTURING production environment.
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If mucous cell abundance is increased by BPA, and AHR/allergy also is increased, this could synergize and increase airway obstruction, making asthma more severe.
Secretory cells, a type of typical mucous cell, play an important role in shell formation in Mercenaria mercenaria (Hillman 1968) and Helisoma duryi eudiscus (Kapur & Gibson 1968).
Arsenic also induced mucous cell metaplasia and increased expression of CLCA3 protein in the airways of C57BL/6 mice.
In numerous studies, gamma tocopherol prevents migration of inflammatory cells into the airways at the beginning of an attack of asthma or allergic rhinitis, and also reduces overgrowth of mucous cells in the nose and upper airways.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the incidence of mucous cells in the epithelial lining of dentigerous cyst.
Alongside with that there was moderate dystrophy of both superficial-foveolar epitheliocytes and mucous cells with distended nuclei.
In adult glands the protein is only expressed in mucous cells of both major and minor glands.
Surface mucous cells are renewed in about 3 days and the neck mucous cells in about one week.
16) Mucous cells were the predominant cell type in low grade.
The secretor gene encodes for enzymes (glycosyltransferases), which become activein mucin-secreting cells like goblet and mucous cells of mucous membranes and different glands, resulting in the secretion of the corresponding blood group antigens in the body fluids [8].