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acellular

[′ā·sel·yə·lər]
(biology)
Not composed of cells.
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Comparison of two differently processed acellular dermal matrix products for root coverage procedures: a prospective, randomized multicenter study.
We believe our work has value due to direct comparisons of different acellular membranes used for breast reconstruction/augmentation being rare in the literature.
There is intriguing preliminary evidence from a study in baboons conducted by scientists at the Food and Drug Administration that suggests acellular vaccine doesn't protect against pertussis infection and transmission, even though symptoms are prevented (Proc Natl Acad Sci USA.
To solve the above problems, we modified Hudson's method to remove myelin components more thoroughly and prepare demyelinated acellular nerve scaffolds (dANSs) with a high degree of demyelination.
The prepared acellular omasum matrix was stored in PBS solution containing 1mg/ml amikacin at 4[degrees]C until use.
Harrison so eloquently points out in his column, one can view the proverbial glass as half empty or half full when thinking about acellular pertussis vaccines.
Although some safety and immunogenicity trials are yet to be reported, the current consensus of opinion is that maternal immunisation with the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis) vaccine is safe.
Licensure of a diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis adsorbed and inactivated poliovirus vaccine and guidance for use as a booster dose.
[sup][5],[6],[7] Studies of corneal acellular matrice from allogeneic or xenogeneic resources serving as scaffolds for tissue engineering, [sup][8],[9] have indicated that the porcine corneal acellular matrix is a promising scaffold for bioengineered cornea due to good three dimension structure, biocompatibility, and mechanical function.
The surgical pathology reports were reviewed to identify cases with either neoplastic epithelium at the resection margin or acellular mucin at the resection margin.
* Procedure volumes data for Wound Care Management Procedures segments - Tissue Engineered - Skin Substitute Procedures (Synthetic Skin Substitute Procedures, Biosynthetic Skin Substitute Procedures and Biologic Skin Substitute Procedures ((Allograft Cellular and Acellular Procedures) and Xenograft Acellular Procedures), Wound Debridement Procedures and Ostomy Procedures.
The old vaccine used whole cells of the pertussis bacterium, while the new acellular vaccine uses only components of the disease-causing cells.