chorion


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the outermost membranous sac enclosing the embryo in higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)

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This study examined biochemical and physical changes in the chorion of the California grunion before and after fertilization and after normal incubation [10 days post-fertilization (dpf)] and extended incubation (28 dpf).
Previous research from Murtha and her colleagues demonstrated that the chorion has more cell death when infection is present, and that this cell layer may be thinner in women who experience PPROM.
All eclosing nymphs emerged completely from the chorion with no partial emergence observed.
Country: , UKSector: MediaTarget: Hit Entertainment LimitedBuyer: Chorion plcVendor: Apax Partners LLPDeal size in USD: 1.
Anural species can develop indirectly by hatching from the chorion before metamorphosis or directly by hatching from the chorion after metamorphosis.
He said: "I have entered a two-year licence agreement with copyright holders Chorion in order to redraw Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit images from 23 books into a format that visually impaired people can access.
Noddy is set to drive into new markets as he celebrates his 60th birthday this year, parent company Chorion has revealed.
Chorion, who also have the rights to children's favourites Noddy and Paddington, saw the pounds 8million relaunch of the Mr Men programme in the US prompt the purchase of eight million books and one million t-shirts.
The cytotrophoblast together with embryonic connective tissue (mesenchyme) form the placental tissue known as the chorion.
Retooled British media company Chorion may have found the ideal corporate mascot in Olivia the Pig.
Chorion Brand Partners will create strategic partnerships with third-party blue-chip firms, enabling them to enhance their brand image through alignment with iconic Chorion brands, which also include Mr Men and Little Miss, and Beatrix Potter.
Following the success of Noddy, we are very excited to be again working with Chorion to bring Roger Hargreaves's much-loved characters to a new generation of viewers.
Bob the Builder missed out on hiring the Mr Men today after his owner pulled out of making a takeover offer for children's entertainment group Chorion.
The egg chorion surface showed a chorionic pattern resulting in irregular hexagonal patterns There were 18-19 short pipe micropylar projections mounted at the anterior pole.
Entertainment rights group Chorion said it had agreed a deal with Japanese intellectual property firm OLC/Rights Entertainment Japan to distribute its Make Way for Noddy TV series to three major Japanese TV networks.