Tissue interaction regulates expression of a spasmolytic polypeptide gene in chicken stomach epithelium.

The primitive epithelium of embryonic chicken proventriculus (glandular stomach) differentiates, after day 6 of incubation, into luminal epithelium, which faces the lumen and abundantly secretes mucus, and glandular epithelium, which invaginates into mesenchyme and later expresses embryonic chicken pepsinogen (ECPg). So far it is not well understood how… CONTINUE READING