Surface Epithelia. Simple Cuboidal Epithelium from the Rat Choroid Plexus
The villous processes (1) of the choroid plexus, which coats the roof of the third and fourth ventricles as well as parts of both lateral ventricles, are lined with cuboidal cells. Their free convex surface is covered with numerous, long microvilli. The round nuclei are primarily located in the middle of the cell body. A basal labyrinth (2) is important in the transport of metabolites.
KeywordsLateral Ventricle Basal Lamina Surface Epithelium Choroid Plexus Fourth Ventricle
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.
Agnew WF, Alvarez RB, Yen TGH, Crews AK (1980) Protein synthesis and transport by the rat choroid plexus and ependyma. Cell Tissue Res 208:261–281.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
Castel M, Sahar A, Erlij D (1974) The movement of lanthanum across diffusion barriers in the choroid plexus of the cat. Brain Res 67:178–184.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
Cserr HF (1971) Physiology of the choroid plexus. Physiol Rev 51:273–311.PubMedGoogle Scholar
Peters A, Swan RC (1979) Choroid plexus of the mature and aging rat. Anat Rec 194:325–354.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
Segal MB, Burgess AMC (1974) A combined physiological and morphological study of the secretory process in rabbit choroid plexus. J Cell Sci 14:339–350.PubMedGoogle Scholar
Shuangshoti S, Netsky MG (1970) Human choroid plexus: morphologic and histochemical alterations with age. Am J Anat 128:73–96.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
Yamadori T (1972) A scanning electron microscopic observation of the choroid plexus in rats. Arch Histol Jpn 35:89–97.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985