"Seminiferous Epithelium" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The epithelium lining the seminiferous tubules composed of primary male germ cells (SPERMATOGONIA) and supporting SERTOLI CELLS. As SPERMATOGENESIS proceeds, the developing germ cells migrate toward the lumen. The adluminal compartment, the inner two thirds of the tubules, contains SPERMATOCYTES and the more advanced germ cells.
- Seminiferous Epithelium
- Epithelium, Seminiferous
- Epitheliums, Seminiferous
- Seminiferous Epitheliums
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Seminiferous Epithelium" by people in Profiles.
Estrogen-dependent and -independent estrogen receptor-alpha signaling separately regulate male fertility. Endocrinology. 2009 Jun; 150(6):2898-905.
Type 2 iodothyronine deiodinase is highly expressed in germ cells of adult rat testis. J Endocrinol. 2007 Jul; 194(1):47-54.
The time relationship between ipsilateral testicular ischemia and germ cell apoptosis in the contralateral testis in rat. Pediatr Surg Int. 2005 Jul; 21(7):512-6.