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Ascending

Rising or curving upward.

(Science: botany) growing erect after an oblique or semi-horizontal beginning.


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Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

... and Pharmacokinetic Profiles of Phosphorodiamidate Morpholino Oligomers with Activity against Ebola Virus and Marburg Virus: Results of Two Single Ascending Dose Studies. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Aug 25. pii: AAC.03442-14. [Epub ahead of print] Two identical single ascending dose (SAD) ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???
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sizes of parts of a cell

Is the following list of items in the ascending order of their relative sizes? nucleotide<base pair<codon<promoter<hemoglobin mRNA<hemoglobin gene<ribosome<chromosome. tyvm

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by fantic
Tue Nov 15, 2011 9:22 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: sizes of parts of a cell
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Views: 4181

Kidneys and permeability to urea

... the blood and into the nephron, and then a significant proportion is reabsorbed in the PCT which is also permeable. The thin sections of both the ascending and descending regions of the loop of henle are also permeable, but since there is a high concentration of solutes in the renal medulla there ...

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by Babybel56
Wed May 11, 2011 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Kidneys and permeability to urea
Replies: 1
Views: 3692

Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta

... rise to meet the very hypertonic osmolarity of the interstitial fluids in the renal medulla (so it gets concentrated and stays that way). In the ascending loop the membrane is impermeable so water cannot get in, but there is an active reabsorption of ions like Na+, K+ and Cl- meaning that the ...

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by Babybel56
Wed May 11, 2011 6:07 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta
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Views: 13650

Loop of Henle - Kidneys

... of the medulla...but what is the purpose of that then? What is the purpose of Loop of Henle Where is Loop of henle permeable to urea, is it in the ascending limb? and then collecting duct is permeable to urea as well?

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by snezka18
Wed May 11, 2011 4:23 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Loop of Henle - Kidneys
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