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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Efforts to model pancreatic cancer in mice have focused on mimicking genetic changes found in the human disease, particularly the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is believed to arise through a multistep model comprised of putative precursor lesions… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Epithelial metaplasia occurs when one predominant cell type in a tissue is replaced by another, and is frequently associated with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Mice carrying loss-of-function mutations in certain Notch pathway genes display increased and accelerated pancreatic endocrine… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The pancreas is a complex organ that consists of separate endocrine and exocrine cell compartments. Although great strides have… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
  • M. Raraty, J Ward, +4 authors O. Petersen
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 18621680
The pancreatic acinar cell produces powerful digestive enzymes packaged in zymogen granules in the apical pole. Ca(2+) signals… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Activation of receptors for a wide variety of hormones and neurotransmitters leads to an increase in the intracellular level of… Expand
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