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Relating to any capsule.

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adherence to host cell-capsule hindrance

... these mechanisms of the host immune system. However, the bacterial polysaccharide is directly antigenic, so antibody response against different capsular polysaccharides will eventually be built by the host, rendering certain strains vulnerable. Sorry, I went off on an immunology tangent, but ...

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by PsycoCarrot
Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: adherence to host cell-capsule hindrance
Replies: 1
Views: 4145

Glomerular Pressure????

How do I calculate the net filtration pressure given these values: Glomerular hydrostatic pressure: 56mmHg Blood osmotic pressure: 26 mmHg Capsular hydrostatic pressure: 15 mmhg Predict what would happen to NFP in the following situations, i.e. would NFP increase decrease or stay the same? ...

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by puffin0516
Fri Nov 18, 2011 4:13 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Glomerular Pressure????
Replies: 1
Views: 2213

Re: Nuclei With Holes in Them

... lot more likely now. After reading a bit about them, they're supposedly enlarged in cells with high rates of transcription. These cells in the sub-capsular zone are developing thymocytes. Although, many thymus cells are developing thymocytes so I have no idea why this is only happening here. The ...

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by Tecmo
Sat Apr 17, 2010 11:45 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Nuclei With Holes in Them
Replies: 4
Views: 3923

Important test?

Don't know if this helps, but I found this. Capsular Polysaccharide The majority of clinical isolates of S aureus express a surface polysaccharide of either serotype 5 or 8. This has been called a microcapsule because it can be visualized only ...

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by MichaelXY
Wed May 07, 2008 11:48 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Important test?
Replies: 1
Views: 3062

For Mr. Hill

... acid-Schiff demonstrated internal septation and multiple endospores (2-4 (mu)m). A mucicarmine stain of the tissue was focally positive, but no capsular material was identified surrounding the organisms. What is your diagnosis? Pathologic Diagnosis: Subcutaneous Protothecosis Prototheca species ...

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by C3
Tue Jan 31, 2006 6:59 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6246442

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