Weibel-Palade bodies

Weibel-Palade bodies
rod-shaped intracytoplasmic bundles of microtubules, believed derived from the Golgi complex; they are specific for vascular endothelial cells and are used as markers for benign or malignant endothelial cell neoplasms in electron microscopy.

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