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cilia

[′sil·ē·ə]
(anatomy)
Eyelashes.
(cell and molecular biology)
Relatively short, centriole-based, hairlike processes on certain anatomical cells and motile organisms.
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We recorded activity of metatrochal cilia of larvae of a larger sample of taxa during longer periods than in previous observations.
Localized central cortical cataract was observed around intralenticular cilia, which was embedded at its bulb and protruded into the anterior chamber (figure 1).
Earlier in the day, the US Department of the Treasury imposed sanctions on Nicolas Maduro's wife Cilia Flores, Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez, Minister of Communications and Information Jorge Rodriguez and Executive Vice President Delcy Rodriguez.
"Our finding that cinnamaldehyde impairs normal airway cilia motility is significant because it demonstrates that a common, food-safe flavouring agent, in the context of e-cigarette use, is capable of dysregulating a critical anti-bacterial defence system in the lungs."
The researchers tested three drugs known to modulate the growth of primary cilia on iPSC-derived RPE.
But Mr Cilia said Lam was not angry and he could not understand why he would open fire on his colleagues at a morning meeting on Wednesday.
The sensitive cilia are designed to respond to an increase in mucus brought on by a cold or allergies.
Biologists review some recent findings about cilia in cells and their function in health and disease.
This configuration is known as "9 + 0" and is seen in all nonmotile cilia. In contrast, motile cilia have an extra central pair of microtubules, arranged in what is known as "9 + 2" structure [7].
In the filings, Campo initially indicated to DEA agents that the cocaine deal was to fund the congressional campaign of Cilia, wife of Venezuelan President NicolAaAaAeA s Madur
Normal versions of those eight genes are necessary for primary cilia to pick up signals sent by an important protein called hedgehog.