1.7. Biliary Epithelial Cells

  1. Juan Rodés MD1,
  2. Jean-Pierre Benhamou MD2,
  3. Andres T. Blei MD3,
  4. Jürg Reichen MD4 and
  5. Mario Rizzetto MD5
  1. Jean-François Dufour

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691861.ch1g

Textbook of Hepatology: From Basic Science to Clinical Practice, Third Edition

Textbook of Hepatology: From Basic Science to Clinical Practice, Third Edition

How to Cite

Dufour, J.-F. (2007) Biliary Epithelial Cells, in Textbook of Hepatology: From Basic Science to Clinical Practice, Third Edition (eds J. Rodés, J.-P. Benhamou, A. T. Blei, J. Reichen and M. Rizzetto), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691861.ch1g

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Director General, Hospital Clinic; Professor of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

  2. 2

    Professor of Hepatology, Université Denis Diderot Paris 7, Assistance Publique — Hôpitaux de Paris and Inserm U773, Service d'Hépatologie, Hôpital Beaujon, Clichy, France

  3. 3

    Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

  4. 4

    Professor of Medicine, University of Bern; Chief of Hepatology, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland

  5. 5

    Professor of Gastroenterology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127417

Online ISBN: 9780470691861

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Keywords:

  • epithelial cells;
  • cholangiocytes;
  • extrahepatic duct;
  • biliary epithelium;
  • phospholipids

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • An Important Minority

  • Transporters and Polarity

  • Regulation of Cholangiocyte Secretion

  • Cholangiocyte Proliferation

  • Cholangiocyte Apoptosis

  • Cholangiocyte Transformation

  • Immunological Aspects

  • Cholangiocyte Heterogeneity

  • References