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Descriptor English: Paneth Cells
Descriptor Spanish: Células de Paneth
Descriptor Portuguese: Celulas de Paneth
Descriptor French: Cellules de Paneth
Entry term(s): Cell, Paneth
Cells, Paneth
Paneth Cell
Tree number(s): A03.556.124.369.700
A10.615.550.444.700
A11.436.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019879
Scope note: Differentiated epithelial cells of the INTESTINAL MUCOSA, found in the basal part of the intestinal crypts of Lieberkuhn. Paneth cells secrete GROWTH FACTORS, digestive enzymes such as LYSOZYME and antimicrobial peptides such as cryptdins (ALPHA-DEFENSINS) into the crypt lumen.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Intestinal Mucosa (1966-1997)
Intestine, Small (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98
DeCS ID: 33261
Unique ID: D019879
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Paneth Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0029518
Scope note Differentiated epithelial cells of the INTESTINAL MUCOSA, found in the basal part of the intestinal crypts of Lieberkuhn. Paneth cells secrete GROWTH FACTORS, digestive enzymes such as LYSOZYME and antimicrobial peptides such as cryptdins (ALPHA-DEFENSINS) into the crypt lumen.
Preferred term Paneth Cells
Entry term(s) Cell, Paneth
Cells, Paneth
Paneth Cell



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