Exocrine Pancreas

  • Lelio Orci
  • Alain Perrelet

Abstract

The organelles of the acinar cell are disposed in a characteristic pattern. Zymogen granules (ZG) are usually packed between the Golgi complexes (G) and the plasma membrane delimiting the acinar lumen (*), whereas stacked rough endoplasmic cisternae (RER) occupy the opposite pole of the cell.

Keywords

Luminal 

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Selected Reference

  1. Orci, L., Perrelet, A., Like, A.A.: Fenestrae in the rough endoplasmic reticulum of the exocrine pancreatic cells. J. Cell Biol. 55, 245–249 (1972).PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lelio Orci
    • 1
  • Alain Perrelet
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Histology and Embryology, School of MedicineUniversity of GenevaGenevaSwitzerland

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