metachromatism

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metachromatism

[¦med·ə′krō·mə ‚tiz·əm]
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Alessandra Biffi, who headed the metachromatic leukodystrophy trial, added: "The corrected hematopoietic cells reach the brain through the blood and release the correct protein that is 'gathered' there by the surrounding nerve cells.
Mast cells can be cytologically confirmed by using a Wright-Giemsa stain, which demonstrates the characteristic dark metachromatic intracytoplasmic granules.
SCSA is a sensitive technique that uses the metachromatic property of acridine orange (OA) to emit green fluorescence when it binds to double-stranded native DNA and to emit red fluorescence when it binds to fragmented single-stranded DNA.
All isolates were positive for metachromatic granules and none of these showed capsule or endospore formation (Table 3).
Key Words: Metachromatic leukodystrophy, brain plasticity, traumatic brain injury, electrophysiologic studies, rehabilitation, MRI
Vascular spaces containing blood and metachromatic globular structures that correspond to the eosinophilic globules seen in histological sections may rarely be present.
His determination has benefited a number of charities, including the hospice that cared for his late granddaughter Emily, who died from metachromatic leukodystrophy, aged just five.
His determination has benefited a number of charities, including the hospice that cared for his late grandaughter Emily, who died from metachromatic leukodystrophy, at just five.
Tim DeLage, whose son Devon was born with a rare degenerative disorder called metachromatic leukodystrophy and died at 2' years old April 3, said the hospice program made a huge difference in the quality of his son's short life as well as the ability of family members to accept Devon's death.
TBlue is a patented toluidine blue-based (tolonium chloride) metachromatic dye that is a topically applied cell stain that binds to dysplastic and malignant epithelial cells with a very high degree of accuracy.
Carrie Graham was touched by the plight of three-year-old Sameer Akeel, who has been diagnosed with the rare terminal illness metachromatic leukodystrophy.