Relationship between the follicular cells and marginal layer cells of the anterior pituitary.

  title={Relationship between the follicular cells and marginal layer cells of the anterior pituitary.},
  author={Fujio Yoshimura and Tsuyoshi Soji and Y Kiguchi},
  journal={Endocrinologia japonica},
  volume={24 3},
In the anterior pituitaries of adult rats of both sexes, follicular cells resemble marginal layer cells in fine structure. Numerous occurrences of cilia were electronmicroscopically confirmed on the free surface of both cells. The absence of secretory granules, the poor development of endoplasmic reticula and abundant free ribosomes and polysomes are the other coincidental cytological properties between both cells showing the immaturity. Thus, the two cells seem to be intimately related. The… CONTINUE READING

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