endothelial cell


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endothelial cell

[‚en·də¦thē·lē·əl ′sel]
(histology)
A type of squamous epithelial cell composing the endothelium.
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The portfolio contains more than 30 varieties of human primary endothelial cells from tissue sources ranging from heart, lung, and skin, to the reproductive organs, and includes cells from type I and type II diabetic donors.
At the site of inflammation, proinflammatory cytokines lead to increased expression of ICAM-1 on vascular endothelium and activation of leukocyte integrins, which results in the adhesion of leukocytes to endothelial cells and migration to the site of inflammation.
Central corneal thickness and corneal endothelial cell counts (ECCs) were also obtained.
Corneal endothelial cell density and morphology in normal Indian eyes.
A large population based study published in October 2012 supported this evidence by revealing lower corneal endothelial cell counts in the Diabetic population versus normal subjects (2550 326 vs 2634 256 p=0.
Farrerol affected endothelial cell morphology and suppressed migration of endothelial cells
In order to verify such a possibility we exposed endothelial cells (HUVECs) to serum from patients with varicose veins and from healthy individuals and found that cells growing in the presence of varicose serum displayed improved proliferative capacity but also increased activity of SA-[beta]-Gal, a marker of senescence [25], and increased level of ROS, being the most significant culprits of endothelial cell senescence [26].
Furthermore, we plan to change the mechanical properties (stiffness) of the sylgard model to better understand the relationship of endothelial cells and elastic modulus.
The study demonstrated that treatment with rapamycin impairs endothelial cell function and results in significantly higher numbers of CECs and EPCs the functional capacities of which are not known exactly.
The tests found four times as many circulating endothelial cells in the heart attack group as in the healthy volunteers.
Rajagopalan et al (27) reported an inverse correlation between FMD% and the presence of endothelial cell apoptosis in SLE and concluded that apoptotic CECs (CD146+ annexin V+) measured by flow cytometric analysis were the only variable that predicted FMD in women with SLE.

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