Human Thyroid Epithelial Cells

  • D. W. Williams
  • David Wynford-Thomas
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 5)


The thyroid gland contains two populations of epithelial cells, of quite different embryological origin and function. Only the major component—the follicular cells—will be considered here. The minor C cell population, which forms only a few percent, can be ignored for the purposes of primary culture.


Thyroid Stimulate Hormone Acridine Orange Follicular Cell Enzyme Mixture Follicular Adenoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. W. Williams
    • 1
  • David Wynford-Thomas
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Wales College of MedicineHeath ParkUK

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