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When such cultures of PECs are maintained further, they stabilize as a monolayer epithelium with typical hexagonal arrangement of pigmented cells (Fig. , 1984). Electron microscopy of ultrathin sections cut perpendicularly through a monolayer revealed that differentiated PECs in uitro develop and adhere to settle on a thick layer of collagen a t their basal surface. In addition, cells form close association with each other at the apical boundary. Many cytoplasmic processes project from the free surface of each PEC, and bundles of actin microfilaments form circumferential rings at the apical boundary of each cell (Figs.
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Current Topics in Developmental Biology, Vol. 20 by T. S. Okada, A. A. Moscona, Alberto Monroy