ea0063gp105 | Adrenal and Neuroendocrine - Basic | ECE2019
, Duparc Celine
, Roy Malanie
, Lefebvre Herve
, Thomas Michael
The zonation of the human adrenal cortex has long been established morphologically and histologically as three distinct layers of cells. The outer zona glomerulosa (ZG) comprises densely packed cells arranged in clusters that produce aldosterone; the zona fasciculata (ZF) is composed of cells with large cytoplasm, containing lipid droplets arranged in radial columns that synthetize cortisol; and the zona reticularis is composed of compact and pigmented cells producing androgen...