Turnover time of cells in the epithelium of the human cervix (the lower, narrow end, neck of uterus)

Value 5.7 days
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Snyder WS, Cook MJ, Nasset ES, Karhausen LR, Howells GP, Tipton IH. Report of the Task Group on Reference Man. Oxford, United Kingdom: Pergamon Press, 1975. International commission on radiological protection, ICRP Publication 23, link access to link requires subscription p.192 bottom paragraph heading '4'
Primary Source [676] Richart, Ralph M., A radioautographic analysis of cellular proliferation in dysplasia and carcinoma in situ of the uterine cervix, Am. J. Obst. Gynecol. 86, 925-930 (1963). p.928 & [66] Bertalanffy, Felix D., Tritiated thymidine versus colchieine technique in the study of cell popntation cytodynamics, Lab. Invest. 13, 871-886 (1964). p.879PubMed ID14047515, 14205090
Comments "Cells in the epithelium of the human cervix (the lower, narrow end neck of uterus): 5.7 days (primary source 676, p. 928 also cited in primary source 66, p. 879)."
Entered by Uri M
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