umbilical vein


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umbilical vein

[əm′bil·ə·kəl ′vān]
(embryology)
A vein passing through the umbilical cord and conveying purified, nutrient-rich blood from placenta to fetus.
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Effects of adiponectin on reactive oxygen species (ROS) levels in human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs).
Diseases involving the falciform ligament are extremely rare and recanalization of the umbilical vein has only been described in patients with portal hypertension [3].
Mery, "Diaphragmatic Hernia Associated With Absent Ductus Venosus and Anomalous Connection of an Obliterated Umbilical Vein to the Coronary Sinus," World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, p.
(28.) Fritz MA, Christopher CR: Umbilical vein thrombosis and maternal diabetes mellitus.
The umbilical vein was severed and removed from the surrounding Whartons Jelly as well as two arteries.
In this group, the most used cells are human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs) [26, 53, 70, 76, 78, 96-130].
Fernandez-Del Castillo, "Hemoperitoneum due to spontaneous rupture of the umbilical vein," American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
Actually, there are three large vessels surrounded by the WJ, which is enveloped in the amniotic epithelium, including two umbilical arteries (UCAs) and one umbilical vein (UCV).
Each experiment necessitates the use of specific cells from the corresponding organs, and, for example, human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs), which are obtained from human umbilical vein, are widely used and recognized by researchers as a well-established model.
Interestingly, AMPK activation increased the activity of PI3K/Akt/eNOS signalling cascade leading to higher NO generation and prevented the high D-glucose-impaired response to insulin in human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs) [31].