basal lamina


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basal lamina

[′bā·səl ′lam·ə·nə]
(embryology)
The portion of the gray matter of the embryonic neural tube from which motor nerve roots develop.
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Hemidesmosome formation, which was observed along the cytoplasmic extensions, and the basal lamina located around the collagen fibres and smooth muscle were demonstrated.
There is no significant accumulation of mitochondria, interdigitation of cell membranes, or accumulation of pericellular basal lamina.
Recent work has shown that disrupting dystroglycan's ability to attach to the basal lamina causes congenital muscular dystrophies and also leads to cancer progression in epithelial cell cancer.
The length of the basal lamina was determined from the contour length of a computerized digital image of the basal lamina using the Scion Image program (Scion Corporation, Frederick, MD).
The ectoderm basal lamina was continuous throughout the aforementioned structures, i.
BioStratum is a world leader in basal lamina research and is focused on the discovery and development of novel therapeutic agents for the treatment of diabetes and diabetic complications.