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Fat droplets

Fat droplet

(Science: pathology) Micro aggregates of (mainly) triglycerides visible within cells.


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Natural selection is proven wrong

... been oxidized? Because it was once wet sediment or material covered by water. Please-- water rust things much quicker than air. Leave some water droplets on a hatchet and see how long it takes to oxidize where the droplets are sitting.

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by AFJ
Tue May 05, 2009 2:30 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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Views: 17741

Osmosis question

... evaporation happen as fast as say salt/water diffusion is because water has to become a gas in order to mix with air(imagine large liquid water droplets floating in air, now that's quite trippy). Now we know that you have to heat water to get water vapor/steam otherwise only a tiny bit of moisture ...

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by mith
Tue Oct 21, 2008 2:43 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Osmosis question
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Lithium Chloride solution for RNA precipitation

... for a 7.5M LiCl stock solution. When I went to make the solution, I noticed that the pure LiCl in our stockroom looks wet: there are condensation droplets or something along the inside of the bottle and the salt itself looks like moist sand. So my (retarded) question is, did someone store the ...

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by snowcapk
Wed Mar 26, 2008 7:44 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Lithium Chloride solution for RNA precipitation
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Re: foam cell!!!

... the stuff about malignancies and such - I did check from a textbook and "foam cells" are indeed macrophages full of endocytosed LDL droplets and other debris that is associated with excess lipids stuck on the vascular endothelium :)

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by biohazard
Thu Jan 03, 2008 5:45 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: foam cell!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 664

Re: foam cell!!!

... but during my coffee break I realised that foam cells were not linked to any malignancy, but are actually macrophages that have endocytosed lipid droplets. The phenomenon is linked to aterosclerosis or some such condition, where an excess of LDL is "cleaned up" by macrophages, which ...

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by biohazard
Thu Jan 03, 2008 11:40 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: foam cell!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 664
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