Example sentences for: intestine-like

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  • This cell line spontaneously differentiates in culture and expresses biochemical and morphological characteristics of well-differentiated small intestine-like enterocytes [ 17 23 ] . We have previously shown that Caco-2 cells possess a classical nuclear vitamin D receptor [ 18 ] that directly mediates vitamin D-dependent gene expression [ 22 ] , and exhibits a high degree of specificity for various vitamin D metabolites and analogs [ 20 21 ] . Most importantly, in response to short-term (<24 h) 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D treatment, Caco-2 cells increase transepithelial calcium transport [ 17 ] and calbindin D 9K expression [ 19 ] , a cytosolic calcium binding protein.

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