Gland ultrastructure in human gall bladder.

  title={Gland ultrastructure in human gall bladder.},
  author={Matti Laitio and Timo J. Nevalainen},
  journal={Journal of anatomy},
  volume={120 Pt 1},
The ultrastructure of two gland cell types in the chronically inflamed human gall bladder is described. The lumina of the glands in the neck region are wide and the gland cells are cuboidal in shape. The nuclei are round and relatively large and there are only a few secretory granules in the scanty cytoplasm. Glands elsewhere resemble those in the pyloric antrum of the stomach in their ultrastructure, and therefore the former may be called "antral type" glands. They contain abundant mucin… CONTINUE READING