vascularize


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Synonyms for vascularize

become vascular and have vessels that circulate fluids

make vascular

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Upon implant, the product is expected to vascularize as the cells further differentiate to islet-like structures that generate insulin and other expected regulatory factors in response to blood glucose levels, essentially providing patients with a replacement for the cells lost as a result of the disease.
Pancreatic islets transplanted into the kidney of a miniature pig and allowed to vascularize engraft well and are capable of regulating glucose levels immediately upon removal of the pancreas, researchers from Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA reported at the 18th International Congress of the Transplantation Society in Rome, Italy.
Extending the concept to humans, the idea would be to first transplant the donor islet into the kidney of the donor, allow it to vascularize, then transplant the kidney-islet graft into the recipient.
After ovulation, the follicular wall grows and vascularizes extremely rapidly, doubling in size every 3 days, until the mature CL is formed by about day 10 after estrus.