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Microscope Mucus-secreting cell??

An investigator is isolating mucin-secreting cells to compare surface receptor types on cells from various organs. Tissue samples are exposed to trypsin, and then passed through a narrow-bore needle. Which of the following tissues would most likely yield the highest percentage of mucus-secreting cells?
A. Esophageal mucosa
B. Oral mucosa
C. Parotid gland
D. Sublingual gland
E. Submandibular gland


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parotid...just guessing.
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D. Sublingual gland...
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It is D Sublingual gland
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Should be D... sublingual

parotid = nearly all serous
submaxillary = both mucous and serous producing
sublingual = nearly all mucous
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