Acinar Cell

Known as: Acini Cell, Cells, Acinous, Acinic Cell 
A secreting cell that lines an acinus (i.e. a small sac or sac-like structure). A representative example is the acinar cell located in the pancreas… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
The liver and exocrine pancreas share a common structure, with functioning units (hepatic plates and pancreatic acini) connected… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Efforts to model pancreatic cancer in mice have focused on mimicking genetic changes found in the human disease, particularly the… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is believed to arise through a multistep model comprised of putative precursor lesions… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
It has been suggested that pancreatic acinar cells can serve as progenitors for pancreatic islets, a concept with substantial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Oxidative stress may be an important determinant of the severity of acute pancreatitis. One-electron reduction of oxidants… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Epithelial metaplasia occurs when one predominant cell type in a tissue is replaced by another, and is frequently associated with… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Although several studies have suggested that insulin-secreting cells can be generated in vitro from cells residing in adult… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The pancreatic acinar cell produces powerful digestive enzymes packaged in zymogen granules in the apical pole. Ca(2+) signals… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The aim of this study was to determine whether tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNFalpha) and receptors for TNFalpha are expressed in… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
Activation of receptors for a wide variety of hormones and neurotransmitters leads to an increase in the intracellular level of… (More)
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