Kinetics and possible regulation of crypt cell populations under normal and stress conditions.


The proliferative organisation of the crypts of the small intestine is considered with special reference to the existence, location and numbers of stem cells. It is concluded that the crypt contains a minority population of cells at its base that are the true stem cells. These cells provide an input of cells for the larger proliferative compartment higher… (More)


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