insertion site

insertion site

[in′sər·shən ‚sīt]
(cell and molecular biology)
In a cloning vector molecule of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), a restriction site into which foreign DNA can be inserted.
The position at which a transposable genetic element is integrated.
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One such project is an automated guidewire threading device, meant for use in endo-vascular surgical operations, to automatically thread guidewires from the insertion site to the required location in the human body, greatly reducing surgery time.
The affected area of the body depends on the insertion site and location of the epidural catheter tip (Cason, 2019).
This finding led us to search for a scar of the Stx-converting bacteriophage at the insertion site described in the RDEx444 strain (yecE).
Contamination at the PIV insertion site can be a source of bloodstream infections.
The gross parameters examined and recorded included placental weight, cord length and cord insertion site. For the histopathological study, one whole thickness placental section from the central part of the placenta was taken and fixed in 10 % formal saline for 3 days, and later processed like routine specimens for histology; 4-5 pm thick sections were stained with Hematoxylin and Eosin and examined under a light microscope at various magnifications.
Regarding the catheter insertion site, catheters were implanted more frequently in the femoral vein (56.2%) compared to the jugular vein (43.8%).
In addition to give the detailed anatomical information, performing native coronary angiography first has the advantage of visualizing distal graft insertion site for competitive flow/flash filling that suggests patent graft7.
All three universally designed products combine human factors and ergonomics to help protect and stabilize an IV insertion site, while allowing easy access for medical professionals.
Alternatively, the Orchid Safety Release Valve breaks away and seals off both sides of the IV when a sudden force is applied, thus protecting the insertion site and preventing the loss of valuable medication.
After visual exam, the nurse marked the most-likely PIVC insertion site on each patient's hand, forearm, and AC for both the left and right arm, a total of 6 markings using a tourniquet.
At the patellar tendon insertion site on the tibia, the tendon was noted to be completely avulsed from the bone cortex distally, while proximally, the tendon remained attached to the displaced tubercle.