semipermeable membrane


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a membrane (as a cell membrane) that allows some molecules to pass through but not others

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Bacteria or endotoxin can also enter the sterile saline-primed dialysis circuit either through direct contact with a contaminated surface or through the semipermeable membrane of a dialyzer.
It works like this: Volumes of salt water and freshwater are directed into different chambers that are separated by a semipermeable membrane.
Consider an osmometer constructed of a glass tube attached to a semipermeable membrane sac that is suspended in a beaker of water.
The elementary osmotic pump (EOP) consists of an osmotic core with the drug, surrounded by a semipermeable membrane with a delivery orifice.
A semipermeable membrane between the cell types in the co-culture system prevented direct cell-to-cell contact but allowed secreted factors to pass freely between cells.
To prove the feasibility of their technology, the authors used an in vivo murine model to measure markers of myocardial injury (myoglobin, creatine kinase isoenzyme MB, and cardiac troponin I) that involved subcutaneous placement of a sensor containing the nanoparticles within a semipermeable membrane placed in the animal's flank.
PD utilizes the peritoneum as a semipermeable membrane in order to move solutes and water between blood in the peritoneal capillaries and fluid (dialysate) instilled in the peritoneal cavity.
Hansen has developed a method for large moldings using a mold with a semipermeable membrane on one side and a resin-distribution layer on the other.
Pressure is measured in terms of tonicity, the difference in concentration of a substance in solution on opposite sides of a semipermeable membrane.
Geox shoes have breathable technology, which allows the sweat to escape via a semipermeable membrane embedded in the sole.
Osmosis is the movement of liquid through a semipermeable membrane, such as a cell wall--it's the way tree roots get water out of the ground.
Dialysis Process of using a semipermeable membrane to remove wastes from the blood.
A method for cell-free protein synthesis using an extract derived from an insect cell, the method comprising removing a component which can pass through a semipermeable membrane through the semipermeable membrane while maintaining synthesis reaction, thereby to continuously synthesize a protein.
2 Unique recently had an eight-step reverse osmosis water filtration system installed in the kitchen, which deminieralizes water using a semipermeable membrane at high pressure.