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Synonyms for amnion

thin innermost membranous sac enclosing the developing embryo of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)

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MSCs can be separated from other tissues such as the amnion. The amnion is a type of cavity membrane filled with liquid.
Likewise, COX2 is expressed at low-to-undetectable ranges in the uterus during most of pregnancy, and it is highly regulated by proinflammatory cytokines and PG[E.sub.2]; COX2 catalyzes the production of prostaglandins in the amnion and plays a crucial physiological role in the initiation of labor by functioning as a potent activator of uterine contractions.
Muljadi et al., "Amnion epithelial cells promote lung repair via lipoxin A4," Stem Cells Translational Medicine, vol.
A multitude of injection therapies are available and effective; hyaluronic acid, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), and amnion therapy all function to reduce pain in arthritic joints.
In this study, amnion membranes were obtained from a total of12 pregnant women applied to the department of obstetrics and gynecology clinic of Diyarbakir Maternity and Children Hospital.
Torpin, Fetal Malformations caused by Amnion Rupture during Gestation, Charles Thomas, Springfield, Ill, USA, 1968.
This intramembranous transfer occurs across the amnion, and the amount of fluid transferred in this manner is highly variable.
Intracellular NAMPT is highly released by amnion, fetal membranes, myometrium, adipose tissue and placenta.
Surgical treatment involves excision of fibrotic tissues followed by covering of the defect with split thickness skin grafting, fresh amnion, or BFP grafts, tongue flap, bilateral forearm free flaps, nasolabial flap.2,3
Therefore, it has no clinical values.2,3 Velamentous umbilical cord entry locates at free embryonic membrane outside the placental edge, and umbilical vein twists through amnion and chorion and then goes deep in the placenta.4 Without the protection of wharton jelly, the rupture and embolization of umbilical vessels are more likely to happen.
Other causes are adhesion and implantation of portions of amnion, (Lawson, 1975), attachment of eyelids to corneal surface (Bhatt et al., 1964), invagination of isolated islands of surface ectoderm capable of developing into skin and adnexa and abnormal differentiation of mesoderm lying between optic cup and surface ectoderm (Barkyoumb and Leipold, 1984).
Their topics include the role of mesenchymal stem cells in the functions and pathologies of the human placenta, historical and current approaches to the human placenta in wound healing, using placenta-derived cells in neurological disorders, using amnion epithelial cells in metabolic liver disorders, using placenta-derived cells in inflammatory and fibrotic disorders, and applications of placenta-derived cells in veterinary medicine.
Here in this report we present a case of gingival recession treated with guided tissue regeneration (GTR) principle using amnion placental membrane.
"We've got a number of amnion banks that are popping up across the country," Bauer said." It's truly the 'soup of the day.' I can't think of a traditional processor that's not thinking of bringing amnion in-house now, whether or not they actually do so."