"APUD" cells fact and fiction

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Pearse's "APUD" cell theory helps define the ontogeny and differentiation programs of small polypeptide hormone-secreting cells of diverse tissue origins. Cells with such features may arise through one of multiple related pathways of epithelial cell differentiation ongoing in tissues of all embryonic lineages.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)198-204
Number of pages7
JournalTrends in Endocrinology and Metabolism
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology


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