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- Pörtner, Carolin, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Theriogenology 2020 v.148 pp. 122-131
- Leydig cells; Sertoli cells; Western blotting; adults; antibodies; atrophy; cytoplasm; dogs; fluorescent antibody technique; gene expression regulation; immunohistochemistry; messenger RNA; neoplasm progression; neoplasms; protein content; proteins; puberty; reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction; spermatogenesis; staining; tight junctions; transcription (genetics)
- ... The blood-testis barrier (BTB) consists of different cell-to-cell connections, including tight junction proteins like claudin-11 (CLDN11). For dogs, only limited data is published dealing with these proteins in general. Therefore, their physiological relevance, their postnatal expression, and their distribution pattern in pathological conditions, e.g. in altered spermatogenesis and testicular neop ...