extracellular


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extracellular

[¦ek·strə′sel·yə·lər]
(biology)
Outside the cell.
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Here, we suggest that the high intracellular lactate level in BCSCs under extracellular alkalinized culture could induce acidic pHi and might be an essential cell response to reduce alkaline pHe.
In essence, these growth factors work in harmony to nourish and restore the functionality and appearance of the extracellular matrix to help retain healthy, youthful skin.
Neutrophil Extracellular DNA Traps Exert Cytotoxic Effects on AECs to Induce Inflammation.
Despite the increased availability of high-coverage protein arrays, very few are focused on extracellular proteins and therefore are not suitable for study of host-pathogen ePPIs.
Witwer, an associate professor of molecular and comparative pathobiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is also the executive chair of science and meetings of the 1,300-member International Society for Extracellular Vesicles.
To package a potential treatment in an extracellular vesicle, scientists typically use a cell called a mesenchymal stem cell, which is found among fat or bone marrow cells and gives rise to other fat and bone cells.
With the help of further experiments, the team found that exposure to various proteins in the extracellular matrix guided the progenitors to their fates in different ways.
The extracellular matrix may hold some of the answers; it grows within and around both healthy and cancerous cells.
Pathways of Neutrophil Extracellular Trap Formation
According to his PhD work defended in the City University of Hong Kong, these extracellular vesicles are endogenous carriers with a potent capacity to successfully carry different types of drugs, which can be in the form of RNA, protein or the DNA and can be effectively used to target a variety of cancers.