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neuroepithelium

Definitions

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  • noun The part of an embryo that develops into the nervous system
  • noun The epithelium associated with sensory organs such as the eye or nose

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  • noun epithelium associated with special sense organs and containing sensory nerve endings

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Examples

  • (PhysOrg. com) -- Normal vertebrate brain ventricle formation relies upon the stretchiness or "relaxation" of the neuroepithelium, which is regulated by the motor protein myosin.

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  • Gutzman and Sive conclude that the neuroepithelium must relax, through reduction of myosin activity, for the hindbrain ventricle to reach its normal working volume.

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  • The squatter shape of the cells offered a clue as to why the neuroepithelium might be less flexible.

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  • "The neuroepithelium is really complicated," says Gutzman, who relied on sophisticated imaging and three-dimensional reconstruction techniques to observe brain individual cells in the living embryo.

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  • Gutzman and Sive conclude that the neuroepithelium must relax, through reduction of myosin activity, for the hindbrain ventricle to reach its normal working volume.

    Media Newswire

  • The squatter shape of the cells offered a clue as to why the neuroepithelium might be less flexible.

    Media Newswire

  • The squatter shape of the cells offered a clue as to why the neuroepithelium might be less flexible.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • "The neuroepithelium is really complicated," says Gutzman, who relied on sophisticated imaging and three-dimensional reconstruction techniques to observe brain individual cells in the living embryo.

    Media Newswire

  • Gutzman and Sive conclude that the neuroepithelium must relax, through reduction of myosin activity, for the hindbrain ventricle to reach its normal working volume.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • McCurdy RD, Feron F, Perry C, Chant DC, McLean D, et al. (2006) Cell cycle alterations in biopsied olfactory neuroepithelium in schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder using cell culture and gene expression analyses.

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