Number of endothelial cells in adult

Value ~1e+12 Unitless
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Jaffe EA. Cell biology of endothelial cells. Hum Pathol. 1987 Mar18(3):234-9. p.234 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID3546072
Comments Because individual endothelial cells are approxinmtely 20×50µm^2, the body contains about 1,000m^2 per 1,000µm^2 or 10^12 endothelial cells weighing in excess of 100 g. Note-Becher et al., 2010 p.342 middle column bottom paragraph give value of 10^13 cells.
Entered by Uri M
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