Characterization of Endocytic Components of Liver Nonparenchymal Cells

  • Robert Wattiaux
  • Michel Jadot
  • Sandra Misquith
  • Simone Wattiaux-de Coninck
Part of the Subcellular Biochemistry book series (SCBI, volume 19)


Liver is made up of at least five important cell types: hepatocytes, endothelial cells, Kupffer cells, pit cells, and fat-storing cells. These cells have been broadly classified into two groups: parenchymal cells, or the hepatocytes which comprise almost 65% of the liver cells (Miyai, 1979), and nonparenchymal cells, to which all the other cell types belong.


Lysosomal Enzyme Sucrose Gradient Nonparenchymal Cell Sinusoidal Cell Relative Specific Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Wattiaux
    • 1
  • Michel Jadot
    • 1
  • Sandra Misquith
    • 1
  • Simone Wattiaux-de Coninck
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Chimie PhysiologiqueFacultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la PaixNamurBelgium

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