Example sentences for: absorptive

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  • During transcellular calcium transport across the absorptive enterocyte, calcium must pass across an apical brush border membrane, then transverse the interior of the cell, and exit against an electrochemical gradient across the basolateral membrane.

  • This may result in an altered programming of ileal stem cells and transit cells that give rise to absorptive enterocytes over-expressing IBAT protein.

  • Dog gallbladder epithelial cells demonstrated increased mucin secretion following TNF-α treatment [ 10 ] . In addition, exogenous TNF-α altered the absorptive properties of cultured human gallbladder epithelial cells [ 37 ] . It is therefore reasonable to suggest that TNF-α produced by gallbladder epithelial cells in response to LPS could affect cellular function in an autocrine manner.

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