Clara cell in lung (gerbil)

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Title Clara cell in lung (gerbil)
Creator Poels, Lambert G.
Contributor Lambert G. Poels, PhD, UMC St Radboud Nijmegen; Paul H. K. Jap, PhD, UMC St Radboud Nijmegen
Date 2006-09-28
Subject Respiratory bronchiolus ; Clara cells; Secretory granules
Description Electron microscopy. In this species a non-ciliated Clara cell (1 = nucleus) contains numerous electron-gray secretion granules (2) of varying sizes, smaller more dense granules tend to localize in the apex of the cell. Between the granules agranular endoplasmic reticulum. Irregular blunt microvilli (↓). Note dilated basolateral invaginations (3); close to the thin basal lamina two nuclei of myofibroblasts (4) and lumen of capillary (C).
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Collection Poja Histology Collection - Respiratory System Subset
ARK ark:/87278/s6qg1w57
Setname ehsl_heal
Date Created 2012-12-11
Date Modified 2012-12-11
ID 890699
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