Adult pituitary cell maintenance: lineage-specific contribution of self-duplication.

@article{Langlais2013AdultPC,
  title={Adult pituitary cell maintenance: lineage-specific contribution of self-duplication.},
  author={David Langlais and Catherine Couture and Marie Kmita and Jacques Drouin},
  journal={Molecular endocrinology},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={1103-12}
}
The identification of a stable pool of progenitor/stem cells in the adult pituitary has renewed the interest of identifying mechanisms for maintenance of pituitary cells throughout life. Whereas developmental studies have shown that progenitor expansion is the major source of new differentiated cells during pituitary organogenesis, the contribution of these progenitors for maintenance of the adult tissue is not clear although progenitors were clearly involved in cell expansion following end… CONTINUE READING

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