Small Intestinal Crypt of Lieberkühn.

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Lamina propria fibroblast. These cells form a 'basket network' arround the crypt base and are believed to play an important role in regulating the differentiation and proliferation of nearby epithelial stem cells.

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Paneth cell | granule | lumen | undifferentiated crypt stem cell | lamina propria | nucleus |
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Module Name: crypt
Module Title: Small Intestinal Crypt of Lieberkühn.
Image Info: Electron micrograph taken by Lisa Roberts, 10,000X (?) magnification.
Created by: Lynn Bry
Last modified: Dec 12th, 1996.

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