microinjection

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microinjection

[¦mī·krō·in′jek·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
Injection of cells with solutions by using a micropipet.
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Studies conducted in our laboratory showed that microinjection of histamine into the cerebellar vermis impairs emotional memory consolidation in mice (9).
Microinjections were made in conscious rats while they were gently handled by the experimenter.
It was observed that while microinjection of cholinergic agonist, carbachol, into the medio-dorsal pontine tegmentum including LC-alpha and peri-LC-alpha in the intact cat induced high amount of REM sleep with short latency of less than 5 min, similar microinjection in the cat where brainstem was transected between the pons and the medulla, failed to induce REM sleep with short latency (150).
A subset of animals received RVM microinjections of the toxin conjugate, dermorphin-saporin or its control, saporin, 14 days prior to each behavioral run.
Three weeks before she sought treatment, the patient reported receiving multiple intradermal microinjections in her face and neck for cosmetic purposes (mesotherapy) with an unlicensed product consisting of a solution of glycosaminoglycans.
The MesoLift(TM) process takes two to three sessions of virtually painless microinjections of the most innovative aesthetic mesotherapy formulas designed specifically for facial rejuvenation.
Mesotherapy is said to stimulate the middle layer of the skin with microinjections introducing small quantities of homeopathic "medication", vitamins and amino acids to "increase circulation, break down fat deposits and firm the skin".
Known to treat both cosmetic and pathological problems of the body, Mesotherapy involves microinjections of "medicinal bullets" delivered directly into the mesoderm, or middle layer, of the skin.
He began using a smaller needle about two years ago and calls his technique "Botox Microinjections.
The Japanese rice fish, medaka (Oryzias latipes), was used as the experimental model in which individual eggs were exposed via microinjection to various known concentrations of PbTx-3 dissolved in an oil vehicle.