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Human Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cells (electron micrograph)

Portion of a neuroepithelial body in neonatal human airway epithelium showing three cells with dense-core vesicles (v).

TEM. x 14,000. Contributed by Dr. E. Cutz.

  • Dense-core vesicles - occur in both nerve terminals and endocrine cells and can contain both neuropeptides with smaller neurotransmitters.


Links: Endocrine Lung | Respiratory System Development

Reference

DiAugustine RP & Sonstegard KS. (1984). Neuroendocrinelike (small granule) epithelial cells of the lung. Environ. Health Perspect. , 55, 271-95. PMID: 6376101

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Copyright: Reproduced with permission from Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) is a publication of the U.S. Government. Publication of EHP lies in the public domain and is therefore without copyright.


Figure 9. Original image adjusted in size, contrast and labelling.



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