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  • n. Plural form of enterocyte.


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  • The enzymes in the brush border of the enterocytes the cells lining the GI tract break down complex sugars to their individual components.

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  • Results fls485 mRNA expression was preferentially found in enterocytes and chromaffine cells of human intestinal mucosa as well as in several cell lines including Rko, Lovo, and CaCo2 cells.

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  • Maturation of enterocytes along small intestinal crypt-villus axis is associated with significant changes in gene expression profiles. fls485 coding a putative chaperone protein has been recently suggested as a gene involved in this process.

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  • First pass metabolism in enterocytes lining the wall of the small intestine and subsequent transformations within liver hepatocytes generate

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  • In humans, lactase is present predominantly along the brush border membrane of the differentiated enterocytes lining the villi of the small intestine.

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  • Oral Bioavailability Fraction escaped metabolism Fraction of dose released in enterocytes from formulation and Fraction escaped permeates through gut wall metabolism in hepatocytes Foral = fa.

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  • To investigate the function of CD97 in colorectal carcinogenesis, transgenic Tg (villin-CD97) mice overexpressing CD97 in enterocytes were generated and subjected to azoxymethane (AOM)/dextran sodium sulfate (DSS) - induced colitis-associated tumorigenesis.

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  • In Tg murine and normal human colonic enterocytes as well as in colorectal cell lines CD97 was localized preferentially in E-cadherin-based adherens junctions.

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  • When used as oral vehicle, they invade enterocytes of the small intestine, including the M cells of the Peyer's patches, before disseminating to the mesenteric lymph nodes and through the reticuloendothelial system to deep tissues, such as the liver and spleen.

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  • Ultrastructural analysis revealed that overexpression of CD97 strengthened lateral cell-cell contacts between enterocytes, which, in contrast, were weakened in CD97 knockout (Ko) mice.

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