Intercellar junctions where cell membranes are in intimate contact (nexuses) are very abundant in the epithelium of normal human cervix. Squamous carcinoma cells are deficient in nexuses although a rare nexus is seen. Nexuses may be involved in normal growth regulation, while a deficiency of nexuses may be related to the invasive property of malignant growth.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1969|
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