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Synonyms for cell

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Synonyms for cell

any small compartment

Related Words

a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction

a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement

a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver

small room in which a monk or nun lives


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Bone marrow cells, a type of multilineage potential cell, can proliferate and differentiate into a variety of mesodermal lineages, such as osteoblasts [1], chondrocytes [2], and adipocytes [3].
The polychromatic erythrocytes/ normochromatic erythrocyte (PCE/NCE) ratio and the micronucleus rates in bone marrow cells were detected.
Bonding osteogenesis in coralline hydroxyapatite combined with bone marrow cells. Biomaterials.
The use of bone marrow cells to treat heart disease could move from the experimental phase and into clinical application within the next several years, as researchers move closer to developing treatments for a variety of cardiac problems.
Bone marrow cells from the femora and tibia of 8-weekold mice were cultured for 3-7 days on plastic in the presence of 10 nmol/L 1,25[(OH).sub.2][D.sub.3] to induce osteoclast formation (9,10).
The transplanted bone marrow cells migrate to the marrow space and actually begin the process of repopulation.
By using autologous bone marrow cells rather than donor cells, the body's acceptance of the therapy might be improved and infection risk and complications could be minimized.
Chemotherapy killed off his own bone marrow cells and Jaydon was then brought to the hospital, with 30% of his bone marrow transplanted into Shane.
Left ventricular function and exercise capacity increased, while the area of the heart muscle damaged shrank, in 18 patients given infusions of their own bone marrow cells up to eight years after a heart attack, according to a new study.
They also found bone marrow transplantation experiments indicated that A2bAR bone marrow cell signals alone were not sufficient to elicit this effect.
"Our results confirm that whole cells are not necessarily required in order to see the beneficial effects of bone marrow cell therapy," Yeghiazarians added.
Tests show that a rodent bone marrow cell similar to one found in people acts as a multipurpose stem cell, much as embryonic stem cells do.
A specific type of bone marrow cell may have the capability of developing into a functioning liver cell, a finding that may have important implications for the treatment of patients with advanced liver disease.
CD123 is widely expressed on bone marrow cells of patients with myelodysplastic syndrome and hematologic malignancies, including in 75-89% of AML patients and over 90% in BPDCN patients.
Before transplant, chemotherapy (with or without radiotherapy), is applied to destroy the unhealthy bone marrow cells. Healthy bone marrow cells are aspirated from the bone marrow of a person (the donor) whose body cells (known as HLA) would have been shown to match those of the person (the recipient) to be transplanted.