Tag: "pouch" at biology news
Students invent protective pouch to enhance cell therapy
... the portal vein, which feeds into the liver. This pouch
would keep microcapsules of therapeutic cells in o...ns Hopkins Institute for Cell Engineering. The pouch
is formed by sandwiching a porous band of nylon mesh between two concentric metal stents, similar to...
Active ingredient in common Chinese herb shown to reduce hypertension
...chers applied it topically to the hamsters¡¯ cheek pouch
or mice cremaster muscles to achieve the final con...ed widening of the arterioles in the hamster cheek pouch
microcirculation via enhanced expression of endothelial nitric oxide synthase. The topical applicati...
For super-obese patients, duodenal switch beats gastric bypass
...ormed nationwide--leaves a slightly larger stomach pouch
but makes even more drastic alterations to the intestines to limit absorption, particularly of fats and starches. This study involved 350 consecutive super-obese patients who underwent weight-loss surgery at the University of Chicago Hospitals be...
Hirsute Or Hairless? Two Proteins May Spell The Difference
...cluster of epithelial cells to form a placode, the pouch
that forms hair plugs. The placode in turn directs underlying mesenchymal cells to form the base of the hair follicle, called the dermal papilla, and both structures contribute to the mature hair follicle. During development, cells are constantly bom...