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sial:

see continentcontinent,
largest unit of landmasses on the earth. The continents include Eurasia (conventionally regarded as two continents, Europe and Asia), Africa, North America, South America, Australia, and Antarctica.
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sial

[′sī‚al]
(petrology)
A petrologic term for the silica- and alumina-rich upper rock layers of the earth's crust; gives rise to granite magma; the bulk of the continental blocks is sialic. Also known as granitic layer; sal.
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Sialic acid accumulated in the cell is stored as free sialic acid as observed in Salla disease and infantile sialic acid storage disease or accumulates as bound to other glycopeptides or oligosaccharides as observed in sialidosis.
At the cell surface or inside the cells, the glycoprotein components such as fucose and sialic acid form specific structures, called glycanic chains covalently linked to lipids or proteins.
SA: Sialic acid, GSH: Glutathione, SOD: Superoxide diamutase, MDA: Malondialdehyde, CAT: Catalase, NS: Nigella sativa
Abnormal sialic acid content of the dysfibrinogenemia associated with liver disease.
B cell antigen receptor signal strength and peripheral B cell development are regulated by a 9-O-acetyl sialic acid esterase.
After six months patients on rosiglitazone treatment exhibited significantly higher serum sialic acid than controls and a significant correlation between total cholesterol and glucose concentration compared with the controls.
This drug, similar to oseltamivir, is also a sialic acid analogue that inhibits the neuraminidases of influenza A and B viruses.
0 Ga), isotopically evolved, sialic crust, whereas those in the north are generally characterized by relatively more juvenile signatures and model ages of <3.
More commonly spread influenza strains tend to bind to cells with sialic acid-[alpha]-2, 6-Gal receptors, which are found throughout the respiratory system.
To assay the antigen recognized by MAB 1H12 for sialic acid residues in particular, brain homogenates were incubated for 18 h at 37[degrees]C with neuraminidase type V from Clostridium perfringens (Sigma) at a ratio of 5 [micro]g of protein to 1 mU of enzyme in 0.
In the cationic form, the D-glucosamine residue of chitosan could interact with the sialic acid residues of mucin by electrostatic interaction.