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Synonyms for spheroid

a shape that is generated by rotating an ellipse around one of its axes

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It might even be more reliable from a screening standpoint because the drugs are able to interact directly with the right parts on the outside of the nasospheroids, rather than having to enter the spheroids as required with the rectal biopsy method.
The proliferation of the cells was examined by the CellTiter-Glo[sup][R] (CTG) assay (Promega, Wisconsin, USA) according to the modified manufacturer's instructions for tumor spheroids after an incubation period for 24 h at 37[degrees]C and 5% CO [sub]2 .
Will treat her losing rash with Burro solution soaks, followed by topical spheroids.
aeruginosa were the presence of numerous lymphoid spheroids that were formed during the course of toxin exposure.
Unlike monolayers, spheroids exhibit a tripartite anatomy of proliferating, quiescent, and necrotic cells [3].
With respect to the direction of the flow, the particles may be considered as being either symmetric, for example, spheres [1, 4-6], or axisymmetric, for example, spheroids [1, 5, 6], or nonsymmetric, for example, ellipsoids [7, 8].
The size of spheroids was measured to determine whether the cells treated with low-dose BPA grew faster than the cells treated with ethanol (controls).
Sergiu Pasca of Stanford University and colleagues have developed what they call "human cortical spheroids.
The cortex spheroids grow to a state in which they express functional connectivity, allowing for modelling and understanding of mental illnesses," said Thomas R Insel, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health.
to support the formation of consistent cancer spheroids in vitro, simulating the 3-D structures of tumor growth and providing a better model system for studying tumor cell progression and the efficacy of anticancer agents than 2-D systems and other surfaces.
Cells of these spheroids demonstrate increased production and cell function more closely aligned to that of in vivo hepatocytes compared to cells comprising a traditional monolayer morphology [6].
This study compared the antiproliferation activity of DC extract alone, and in combination with chemotherapeutic agents gemcitabine (GEM), cisplatin (CDDP), and paclitaxel (PTX) on human pancreatic cancer PANC-1 3D spheroids and 2D monolayer cells.
Cells sediment spontaneously into the microcavities where they form spontaenously spheroids within 24-48 hours.
Homotopy of relative spheroids is an equivalence relation on [[OMEGA].
The technique relied on oblate steel spheroids to minimise the impact of quakes.