A pain-free window into painful neuropathies
... of your hand, or gives you a kiss its Meissner corpuscles
that are detecting the touch. The tiny structures ... known that the number and density of Meissner corpuscles
in a persons hands and feet offer a snapshot into ... nerve damage. As nerves degenerate and die, the corpuscles
disappear. The difficulty has been actually ...
University of the Basque Country team develop nano-hydrogels capable of detecting cancer cells
... humans is that these particles have to be sufficiently small so as not to obstruct the veins and arteries and, besides, not be detected by the white corpuscles
otherwise the latter will attack the former and cause them to enlarge, giving rise to the previously mentioned problem. Thus, if these particles are ...
Anemia Drugs to Be Taken With Caution
The mode of action of Aranesp is based on the natural protein called erythropoietin (EPO) which augments the production of red blood corpuscles
in the body. This drug is the major product of Amgen Inc and has also been permitted to treat in conditions of anemia caused by chemotherapy and ...
corpuscles in Biological News
Scientists journey to southern Africa to unravel the secret world of elephant communication
... pressure-sensitive nerve endings--Meissner's corpuscles
that detect infrasonic vibrations, and Pacinian corpuscles
that respond to vibrations with slightly higher ... results reveal a high density of Pacinian corpuscles
in the front of the foot and along the edges--a ...
Research casts doubt on circulating stem cells
... PNAS (www.pnas.org , PNAS Early Edition).
Bone marrow constantly produces stem cells from which, among other things, the white and red blood corpuscles
are formed. The dream of many scientists is to breed other types of tissue from bone marrow-derived cells. In recent years a great deal of hype has ...
corpuscles in Biological Definition
... human arterial blood is approximately 7.40.
Red blood cells or erythrocytes (96%). In mammals, these corpuscles
lack a nucleus and organelles , so are not ... (mainly sodium )
Together, plasma and corpuscles
form a non-Newtonian fluid whose flow ...
... There are at least two anatomical structures called a Malpighian corpuscle . They are also known as:
— the initial filtering component of nephrons in the kidneys
White Nodules — follicles in the white pulp of the spleen , ...
... histologist . Many microscopic anatomical structures are named after him, including a skin layer (Malpighi layer ) and two different Malpighian corpuscles
in the kidneys and the spleen , as well as the Malpighian tubules in the excretory system of insects.
He also studied chick embryo ...
... interferon γ, interleukins, colony stimulating factors, thymopoetin) secreted by type VI epithelioreticular cells within the thymic (Hassal's) corpuscles
promote the process of thymic cell education.
It is important to note that not only is the differentiation of T cells controlled by thymic ...
corpuscles in Biological Dictionary
... Pacinian corpuscles
are one of the four major types of ... types in the glabrous skin of humans: Pacinian corpuscles
, Meissner's corpuscles
, Merkel's discs, and Ruffini ...