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Histochemie

, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 218–227 | Cite as

Ultrastructural and immunofluorescent investigations on the secretin cell in the dog intestinal mucosa

  • G. Bussolati
  • C. Capella
  • E. Solcia
  • G. Vassallo
  • P. Vezzadini
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Summary

Besides 5-hydroxytryptamine-storing EC cells, four types of endocrine non-EC cells have been identified in the dog intestinal mucosa: the S and D cells, mainly concentrated in the upper tracts of the small intestine, the L cell, concentrated in the lower tracts, and the I cell showing intermediate patterns between S and L cells. In immunofluorescence tests epithelial endocrine-like cells reacting to antisecretin sera were found in the duodenal mucosa. Only the S cell seems to exactly reproduce the distribution of secretin activity in different portions of gastrointestinal mucosa.

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Public Health Small Intestine Intestinal Mucosa Secretin Duodenal Mucosa 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Bussolati
    • 1
  • C. Capella
    • 2
  • E. Solcia
    • 2
  • G. Vassallo
    • 2
  • P. Vezzadini
    • 3
  1. 1.Pathological Anatomy IIUniversity of TurinItaly
  2. 2.Pathological AnatomyUniversity of PaviaItaly
  3. 3.Medical Pathology IUniversity of BolognaItaly

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