Tag: "alveolar" at biology news
Most common lung cancers may begin in newly discovered cells
...cells called Clara cells. The airways end with the alveolar
cells, which are the grape-cluster-like sacks line...iferated and appeared to give rise to the Clara or alveolar
cells lining the airways. In tissue cultures of normal mouse cells, only the BASCs could grow more o...
Technique makes it easier to see mouse embryo in all its glory
...s called medulloblastomas and muscle tumors called alveolar
rhabdomyosarcomas. Dr. Keller, a pediatric oncologist, moved to the CCRI from the University of Utah in 2005, and continues his collaborations with engineers and computer scientists at Utah's Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute. Dr. Keller ro...
UCSB researchers discover shape matters to macrophages
... difficult. The researchers used macrophages from alveolar
(lung sac) rat tissue and developed polystyrene particles of various sizes and shapes as model targets. Mitragotri and Champion used scanning electron microscopy and time-lapse video microscopy to study the action of the macrophages when presented wi...
Researchers reveal lung's unique innate immune system
...place ?are protected from invading microbes by the alveolar
macrophage. Macrophages are white blood cells in...e of how we might prolong the activation status of alveolar
macrophages. This knowledge could prove to be essential in combating any novel microbial agents that...
Heat-shock protein vaccine reduces alveolar bone loss
...ine candidate to inhibit multiple bacteria-induced alveolar
bone loss.Recombinant P. gingivalis HSP60 was prod...munized with P. gingivalis HSP60, and experimental alveolar
bone loss was induced by infection with multiple periodontopathogenic bacteria. There was a very st...
Scientists tie several cancers to common 'oncogene engine'
...wly grouped cancers ?melanoma, clear cell sarcoma, alveolar
soft part sarcoma, and pediatric renal carcinoma ?...FE3 is involved in another rare soft-tissue tumor, alveolar
soft part sarcoma, which tends to affect female children and young adults. "It is now apparent that...
Lungs try to repair damaged elastic fibers
...the increase in elastin expression occurred on the alveolar
walls, the same area where elastin occurs during the lung's development in children. This shows the lung is attempting to repair the elastic fibers in end-stage emphysema, the authors concluded. ...
U of MN researchers turn cord blood into lung cells
...erentiated into a type of lung cell called type II alveolar
cells. These cells are responsible for secreting ... 2006, issue of the journal Cytotherapy. Type II alveolar
cells develop late in fetal development, which is why some premature babies are born with underdevel...
Bacteria from patient's dental plaque causes ventilator-associated pneumonia
...ry third day thereafter, up to 21 days. Bronchial alveolar
lavage samples also were collected from those susp...A profiles of pathogens in plaque and in bronchial alveolar
lavage samples were identified using a process called pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Results s...