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Synonyms for bone marrow

the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones

very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones

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The mice bone marrow cell micronucleus test is a sensitive indicator for study of the genetic toxicity induced by xenobiotics.
The objective of the present study, therefore was to analyse the cytogenetic ramifications of HTP using in vivo SWR/J mouse bone marrow cells.
Understanding how the protein HMGB1 works as a distress signal to summon these bone marrow cells is expected to have significant implications for clinical medicine, and could potentially revolutionise the management of wound healing.
If confirmed, the research might also help scientists find a way to prevent bone marrow cells from invading or to identify markers that would allow an earlier diagnosis for Barrett's esophagus, which is usually asymptomatic.
Allogeneic mesenchymal bone marrow cells are obtained from donors by extracting bone marrow and are expanded at Stemedica's cGMP compliant facility, which is licensed by the California Department of Public Health, Food and Drug Branch.
A small study in the Netherlands, published in the May 20 issue of Journal of the American Medical Association, found that bone marrow cells injected into the heart may improve myocardial perfusion (flow of blood in the heart) in patients with chronic myocardial ischemia--a painful condition resulting from a temporary lack of oxygen-rich blood flow to the heart.
Thus, FIV infection of bone marrow cells contributes to the production of the immunodeficient state as well as other blood abnormalities in infected cats.
Although tumors are known to generate proteins that do the job, researchers have recently implicated bone marrow cells in the process too.
Large-scale clinical-end point trials are now needed to assess the effect of intracoronary infusion of bone marrow cells on morbidity and mortality in patients," said Dr.
THOUSANDS of liver failure patients have been offered hope by a treatment that uses bone marrow cells to repair damage.
Biodegradable conduits or patches seeded with autologous bone marrow cells remained patent and functioned well in the pulmonary circulation, with no evidence of aneurismal change or calcification, reported Dr.
Dr Helmut Drexler, from the University of Freiburg, who led the research, said, 'Our results lend support to the concept that autologous (patient's own) bone marrow cells can be used to enhance left-ventricular functional recovery in patients after acute myocardial infarction (heart attack).
CELLECT[TM] is a minimally invasive device that utilizes a needle to collect bone marrow cells from the hip area and then processes the cells so they can be grafted onto the spine.
Also, genetic variations may upset the cellular-environmental homeostasis that protects bone marrow cells from toxic effects such as those caused by benzene, resulting in altered gene expression.
Selective uptake in leukemia cells and resistance of normal bone marrow cells has been demonstrated, however the mechanism of selectivity is not known.