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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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In the cochlea, the MLCs originate from bone marrow-derived cells [2, 4].
TRAIL is a well-known mediator of apoptotic cell death that is expressed by a number of bone marrow-derived cells including neutrophils [49].
Bone marrow-derived cells contribute to fibrosis in the chronically failing heart.
Sik, Contribution of Bone Marrow-Derived Cells to Skin, Collagen Deposition and Wound Repair, Stem cells, 22, 812-822 (2004).
Normal mast cells are bone marrow-derived cells. They arise from agranular circulating progenitor cells that express CD34, CD117, and high-affinity IgE receptor I.
We have also shown an increased production of oxidative stress in bone marrow-derived cells from sham-operated or ovariectomized [Nrf2.sup.-/-] mice and a higher responsiveness of bone marrow-derived cells to osteoclastogenic stimuli in vitro.
"There is growing interest in the scientific community for cellular therapies that use bone marrow-derived cells for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus and its complications," study corresponding author Anil Bhansali, PhD professor and head of the Endocrinology Department at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education in Chandrigarh, India said.
Li et al (57) suggested that inflammatory bone marrow-derived cells are the primary targets of A (2A) agonist-mediated protection.
The doctors, from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, then transplant the organ - along with bone marrow-derived cells from the donor - and keep the patient in a sterile environment for about two weeks while the donated cells and the patients' own cells mix.
Earlier research tracked bone marrow-derived cells by detecting a protein called CD45, which appears on the surface of some of these cells and provokes inflammation.
Xia, "Mobilised bone marrow-derived cells accelerate wound healing," International Wound Journal, vol.
TLR4 in Bone Marrow-Derived Cells Plays a Key Role in the Angiogenesis of the Retina, as Visualized by Transmission Electron Microscopy.
The bone marrow-derived cells had been marked with a fluorescent protein that showed up on microscopy.
Kubota, "Bone marrow-derived cells serve as proangiogenic macrophages but not endothelial cells in wound healing," Blood, vol.