A fine structural characterization of the proliferated endocrine cells in atrophic gastric mucosa.

  • Walter Rubin
  • Published 1973 in The American journal of pathology
This study shows that most of the proliferated endocrine cells in nonintestinalized epithelium in the body of stomachs in patients with pernicious anemia have the fine structure of ECL (enterochromaffin-like) cells, the principal endocrine cell in the body of normal stomachs, and notes an absence of G (gastrin) cells, the principal endocrine cell in the… CONTINUE READING