Villus

A tiny hair-like projection, often on the surface of mucous membranes. The plural is villi.

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2011
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2011
Studies in embryonic development have guided successful efforts to direct the differentiation of human embryonic and induced… (More)
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2009
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2009
The intestinal epithelium is the most rapidly self-renewing tissue in adult mammals. We have recently demonstrated the presence… (More)
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2005
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2005
Morphological development of the small intestinal mucosa involves the stepwise remodeling of a smooth-surfaced endodermal tube to… (More)
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2005
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2005
The self-renewing epithelium of the small intestine is ordered into stem/progenitor crypt compartments and differentiated villus… (More)
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2004
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2004
Ezrin, Radixin, and Moesin (the ERM proteins) supply regulated linkage between membrane proteins and the actin cytoskeleton. The… (More)
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2002
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2002
In the small intestine, the progeny of stem cells migrate in precise patterns. Absorptive, enteroendocrine, and goblet cells… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
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2002
Villin, an actin bundling protein found in the apical brush border of absorptive tissues, is one of the first structural genes to… (More)
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2000
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2000
Development of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract depends on reciprocal epithelial-mesenchymal cell signaling. Here, we demonstrate… (More)
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2000
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2000
BACKGROUND & AIMS The intestine-specific transcription factors Cdx1 and Cdx2 are candidate genes for directing intestinal… (More)
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1979
Highly Cited
1979
Rat small intestinal epithelial cell lines have been established in vitro and subcultured serially for periods up to 6 mo. These… (More)
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