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(Science: clinical sign, gastroenterology) An effusion and accumulation of serous fluid in the abdominal cavity.

Synonym: abdominal dropsy, peritoneal dropsy, hydroperitonia, hydrops abdominis.

Origin: L, gr. Askites from askos = bag

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Help please! case study about Excretory System

... mmHg HEENT : pale conjunctivae, neck vein engorged Heart : regular rhythm, normal heart sound. Lungs : fine crepitation at both lungs. Abdomen : ascites was positive. Extremities : pitting edema of both legs Investigation Blood examination 1. CBC: Hct 20%, Hb 7% 2. BUN 100 mg/dl, Cr 10 mg/dl ...

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by kochibaza
Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:04 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Help please! case study about Excretory System
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Animal-Derived Laboratory Reagents

... the hybridoma is created they can be grown indefinitely in vitro so there is minimal cost to animal life. Am I right in thinking this? • In vivo (ascites) monoclonal antibodies: Does an animal have to die every time I place a new order for an antibody? • Polyclonal antibodies: Again, does an animal ...

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by southtowns18
Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Animal-Derived Laboratory Reagents
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Tumor cell isolation from ascites and culture phenotype

Dear all, i have recently started working in Ovarian cancer. I usually isolate Tumor cells and PBMC from ascitic fluid with the use of Ficoll. Does anyone know how to separate PBMC from tumor cells without the use of magnetic beads? I was thinking of maybe plating cells after Ficoll isolation straig...

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by Biologos
Mon Apr 12, 2010 11:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tumor cell isolation from ascites and culture phenotype
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RAW 264.7 Macrophages

... murine leukemia virus (which often makes a defective sarcoma virus as well) and collection of the initial tumors sometimes involved harvesting ascites fluids. It could be as simple as Ralph and William’s cell line 264.7-or almost anything else. I can’t think of any reasonable biological reason ...

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by blcr11
Mon Nov 05, 2007 5:53 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: RAW 264.7 Macrophages
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hepatic portal vein

... system can lead to portal hypertension. Portal hypertension is most often associated with cirrhosis. Patients usually present with splenomegaly, ascites, GI bleeding and/or portal systemic encephalopathy. The consequences of portal hypertension are due to portal systemic anastomosis formed by ...

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by dipjyoti
Sun Oct 15, 2006 5:15 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: hepatic portal vein
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