This review describes the problems of disperse endocrine system and APUD-system morphology, summarizes some debatable issues of single endocrine cell biology. The data presented refer to the history of both systems discovery, morphological methods of their study, developmental sources, their structural organization and physiological roles of their cells. The significance of single endocrine cells in the regulation of the organism functions is discussed.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Morfologiia (Saint Petersburg, Russia)|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine