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Friday 17 September 2004

Components

- exocrine pancreas

- endocrine pancreas

- pancreatic interstitial tissue

Immunochemistry

Exocrine acinar cells and endocrine islet cells are well-differentiated cells which express the keratin combination 8 and 18, whereas the less-differentiated cells of the ductal tree are characterized by the additional expression of keratin 7, keratin 19, and, in the rat, keratin 20. (9614373)

Pathology

- pancreatic malformations
- pancreatic anomalies
- pancreatic lesional syndromes
- pancreatic diseases

Videos

- Histology of the pancreas (by Washington Deceit)

See also

- fetal pancreas
- endocrine system

  • glandular organ

- digestive system

Paywall references

- Cytokeratins and cell differentiation in the pancreas. Bouwens L. J Pathol. 1998 Mar;184(3):234-9. PMID: 9614373 doi : 10.1002/(SICI)1096-9896(199803)184:3@<@234::AID-PATH28>3.0.CO;2-D

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