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Bone marrow

Bone marrow

(Science: haematology) The soft, spongy tissue found in the centre of most large bones that produces the cellular components of blood: white cells, red cells and platelets (haemopoiesis). It is also the most radiation sensitive tissue of the body. The fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones.Very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones.Found in the bone, is responsible for the creation of blood cells.


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... long way from being settled. The first suggestive test involved moving bone marrow stem cells to ovaries and getting follicle and oocyte cells - instead of deciding that ...

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... divide - skin cells, intestinal wall cells, immune response cells, bone marrow cells, reproductive organ cells etc are tricked into stopping dividing temporarily, ...

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... Or you can use heterotrophy for the selection (and I can imagine that bone marrow macrophages are heterotrophic at least for something).

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by JackBean
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... ! I need some help. I would like to overexpress a gene (zfp36) in bone marrow derived-macrophages culture (BMDM). I started my PhD few days ago and I don't have a ...

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... an animal immune to a X pathogen, can both be injected into yolk sac or bone marrow. If the tumor developed and animal is protected against infection upon exposure to that ...

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