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hemocyte

[′hē·mə‚sīt]
(invertebrate zoology)
A cellular element of blood, especially in invertebrates.
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The hemolymph was centrifuged at 800 g for 10 min at 4C; the pellet was collected for hemocytes sample.
Fat bodies were dissected from the same larvae under extensive washes with phosphate buffered saline to dislodge adherent hemocytes (Terenius et al.
Hemocytes of representatives of Dictyoptera order are motile ones; phagocytes are represented at all stages of their life circle and form cellular component of insects' congenital immune system at postembryonic stage of life [7, 8, 9].
At day 21of the depuration period, the increase in tubules with epithelia was 11%, brown vesicles increased from 32 in natural organisms to more than 60 in the organisms subjected to detoxification; infiltration of hemocytes was, from moderate to high, in the periphery of the tubules towards the connective tissue, hemocytic response was higher in organisms in the detoxification stage (20%) with respect to natural oysters (10%).
Bacterial infections of hemocytes associated with the maternally inherited male-killing trait in British populations of the two spot ladybird, Adalia bipunctata.
DNA integrity (A = olive tail moment; B = per cent tail DNA; C = Dl) of hemocytes of 3-6 abalone (males and females combined) at different periods post previous [H.
Activation of transcription and retrotransposition of a novel retroelement, Steamer, in neoplastic hemocytes of the mollusk Mya arenaria.
For instance, the longest cecropin-like peptide stomoxyn, from the stable fly Stomoxyns calcitrans and spinigerin from the fungus growing termite Pseudacanthotermes spiniger were reported to be not induced by microbial infection but constitutively present in the secretion of female reproductive glands, in the anterior midgut and in the hemocytes [29].
Structural and cytochemical study of the hemocytes in normal and trematode-infected Lymnaea truncatula.