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Mesh term Endothelial Cells

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Epithelial Cells

Description

Highly specialized EPITHELIAL CELLS that line the HEART; BLOOD VESSELS; and lymph vessels, forming the ENDOTHELIUM. They are polygonal in shape and joined together by TIGHT JUNCTIONS. The tight junctions allow for variable permeability to specific macromolecules that are transported across the endothelial layer.


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Endothelial Progenitor Cells
Hemangioblasts
Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells
Podosomes


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