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oxygen deficiency causing a very strong drive to correct the deficiency

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For biosecurity reasons, triploid oysters were available during the mortality study, so we quantified hypoxic mortality in both triploid and diploid oysters.
TSC is believed to enhance the diffusion of oxygen into this hypoxic micro-environment, making treatment-resistant tumor cells up to three times more susceptible to standard radiation treatment.
Scientists documented the hypoxic condition in a layer of water 10 meters to 20 meters from the bottom (33 feet and 66 feet) in an area just beyond the surf line to water as deep as 280 feet.
Several research groups are developing drugs which selectively target hypoxic cells, but to use them effectively it is important to know exactly where the cells are.
Professor Tom Reilly at the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, said: ``The hypoxic unit simulates the tension on the lungs caused by altitude.
The sequence of development of osteoradionecrosis is radiation, formation of hypoxic, hypovascular and hypocellular tissue (tissue low on oxygen supply with fewer than normal vessels and overall fewer tissue cells).
So if this is true, how can an aviator get hypoxic below 10,000 feet?
Fish at hypoxic sites also spawned on only half as many days as the other fish did.
What we hypothesize is that the carbon monoxide component of the diesel exhaust is actually making that environment even more hypoxic and disrupting normal gene programming that should lead to normal septation of the aorta and pulmonary artery," says Walker.
With brain swelling due to acute hypoxic encephalopathy, the cerebral cortex becomes displaced into areas normally occupied by CSF and veins become congested.
The results indicated increased expression of genes encoding proteins involved in stress, hypoxic responses, immune and inflammatory responses, responses to tissue injury and tissue repair, cytokines, and chemokines.
This process removes oxygen from the bottom water and creates low-oxygen, or hypoxic, zones.
Enhanced diffusion of oxygen into hypoxic tissue has an important application in oncology by improving the efficacy of radiation therapy in cancerous tumors.
In children one of the major uses of DWI is in neonates with perinatal hypoxic ischaemic injury.
Pathologist Dr Jennifer Hamilton told the inquest Mrs Cockburn died of a hypoxic brain injury, in which the brain receives some, but not enough, oxygen.
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