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Title: Early human trophoblast cell cultures. A morphological and immunocytochemical study
Issue Date: 1989
Publisher: Murcia : F. Hernández
ISSN: 0213-3911
Related subjects: CDU::6 - Ciencias aplicadas::61 - Medicina
Keywords: Cell culture
Abstract: Rapidly growing cytotrophoblasts were isolated from early human chorionic villi and the Papanicolaou method was used to characterize their cytology and transformation into syncytiotrophoblasts. Cytotrophoblasts fused and formed binucleated cells or mononucleated intermediate cells. Syncytial cells were formed by fusion of small cytotrophoblasts or intermediate cells and cytotrophoblasts. Glycosaminoglycans were produced in cytotrophoblasts and released extracellularly . Here they were accumulated andlor diffused into a continuous layer covering the cells. Glycosaminoglycans in syncytial cells were contained in well defined membranous sacs. Cytotrophoblasts only grown beyond confluence differentiated into villi with a villus-like histology.
Primary author: Logothetou-Rella, H.
Kotoulas, I-G.
Nesland, Jahn M.
Kipiotis, D.
Abazis, D.
Document type: info:eu-repo/semantics/bookPart
Number of pages / Extensions: 8
Rights: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
Appears in Collections:Vol. 4, nº 3 (1989)

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