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Functional Differentiation of Salivary Glands

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Salivary, Gastric, Pancreatic, and Hepatobiliary Secretion

  1. Leslie S. Cutler

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060306

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Cutler, L. S. 2011. Functional Differentiation of Salivary Glands. Comprehensive Physiology. 93–105.

Author Information

  1. Department of Oral Diagnosis, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Morphogenesis
    • 1.1
      Descriptive Embryology
    • 1.2
      Developmental Regulation
  • 2
    Cytodifferentiation
    • 2.1
      Descriptive Embryology
    • 2.2
      Developmental Regulation
  • 3
    Stimulus-Secretion Coupling Systems
    • 3.1
      Cyclic Adenosine 5’ -Monophosphate-Generating System
    • 3.2
      Cell Surface Receptors
    • 3.3
      Physiological Coupling With Nerves
  • 4
    Summary