Brush cell

Known as: brush cells, cell brush 
A cell characterized by the presence of a tuft of blunt, squat microvilli (120-140/cell) on the cell surface. The microvilli contain filaments that… (More)
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2015
2015
The mouse gastro-intestinal and biliary tract mucosal epithelia harbor choline acetyltransferase (ChAT)-positive brush cells with… (More)
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2011
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2011
In the epithelium of the lower airways, a cell type of unknown function has been termed "brush cell" because of a distinctive… (More)
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2007
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2007
Nutrient-evoked gastrointestinal reflexes are likely initiated by specialized epithelial cells located in the small intestine… (More)
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2000
2000
Unipolar brush cells are a class of interneurons in the granular layer of the mammalian cerebellum that receives excitatory mossy… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
 The major pancreatic excretory ducts have been shown to contain a large number of specialized epithelial cells, named brush… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Cell class-specific markers are powerful tools for the study of individual neuronal populations. The peculiar unipolar brush… (More)
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1993
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1993
In a recent study of the corpus epithelium in the mouse stomach, eleven cell types have been identified and enumerated (Karam and… (More)
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1992
1992
Brush cells represent a population of epithelial cells with unknown function, which are scattered throughout the epithelial… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Maternal immunoglobulin G transmitted to the fetus or newborn provides humoral immunity for the first weeks of mammalian life. Fc… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
The microvillus cytoskeleton, isolated from chicken intestinal epithelial cell brush borders, is known to contain five major… (More)
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