Ultrastructure of enterochromaffin cells and associated neural and vascular elements in the mouse duodenum

@article{Wade2004UltrastructureOE,
  title={Ultrastructure of enterochromaffin cells and associated neural and vascular elements in the mouse duodenum},
  author={Paul R. Wade and Jane A. Westfall},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={241},
  pages={557-563}
}
SummaryEnterochromaffin cells of adult mouse duodenum were studied with light- and electron-microscopical techniques. They were distinguished from other enteroendocrine cells by their pleomorphic, electron-dense secretory granules in the basal cytoplasm. At the apices of enterochromaffin cells, tufts of short microvilli bordered the gut lumen. At their bases, irregular cytoplasmic extensions were either in contact with or passed through the basal lamina. The presence of cytoplasmic extensions… 
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