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(Science: pathology) deep pit that protrudes down into the connective tissue surrounding the small intestine. The epithelium at the base of the crypt is the site of stem cell proliferation and the differentiated cells move upwards and are shed 3-5 days later at the tips of the villi.

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Re: Small intestines and Intestinal crpyts -crypts of Leiberkuhn

Differentiated crypt Paneth cell. Unlike other lineages, Paneth cells migrate to the crypt base. They have a long life-span of ~28 days. Paneth cells are noted for their prominent secretory appartus. Granules are readily visulaized ...

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by britney12
Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:11 am
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Topic: Small intestines and Intestinal crpyts -crypts of Leiberkuhn
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Re: Mathematical Medicine.

Crypt dynamics and colorectal cancer: advances in mathematical modelling. van Leeuwen IM, Byrne HM, Jensen OE, King JR. Centre for Mathematical Medicine, Division of Applied Mathematics, School of Mathematical Sciences, University ...

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by GegnianMD
Sat Jan 05, 2008 12:55 am
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Topic: Mathematical Medicine.
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The Fiber Disease

... http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/plantsci/news/news.asp?id=59 Trichothecenes are toxic for actively dividing cells, such as the intestinal crypt epithelium and the haematopoietic cells. The cytotoxicity has been associated with either impairment of protein synthesis by the binding of the ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Fri Nov 17, 2006 5:45 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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