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Acinar cells

acinar cell

Any secreting cell lining an acinus, especially applied to the cells of the pancreas that furnish pancreatic Juice and enzymes to distinguish them from the cells of ducts and the islets Of Langerhans.

Synonym: acinous cell.


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bulk phase endocytosis

which of the following cells would you expect to be engaged most heavily in bulk-phase endocytosis a)an erythrocyte b)a pancreatic acinar c)a macrophage Why? I say it is macrophage, but I don't know why.

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by hannahzarzar
Sun May 22, 2011 4:26 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: bulk phase endocytosis
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plasma membrane replentishing Question

Hello biologists, Q: which of the following cells are most likely to be engaged in continually replacing membrane from its plasma membrane, and erythrocyte, a pancreatic acinar cell, or a macrophage? Why? A: I always try to do my own work first and then double ...

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by NewtoBiology
Wed Jul 22, 2009 10:07 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: plasma membrane replentishing Question
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... takes a couple of minutes to "gear up" for the meal coming (acinar cells and pancreatic juices). Setting the denature claim aside, enzymes are proteins and as ...

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by MichaelXY
Mon Jul 13, 2009 8:08 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Stomach bloating and weight gain

... takes a couple of minutes to "gear up" for the meal coming (acinar cells and pancreatic juices). Also as the food hits the stomach it piles up in there, and doesn't ...

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by kolean
Fri Jul 10, 2009 3:49 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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