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Intracellular

Definition

adjective

Occurring or being (situated) inside a cell or cells.


Supplement

For example, intracellular fluid pertains to the fluid inside the cell while intercellular fluid is the fluid between cells.


Word origin: from Latin intrā- (within) + cellular from Latin cellulāris, equivalent to cellul(a) (live cell).

Compare: intercellular

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... Though now as you said, there is an erythrocyte in the last panel (upper right-hand corner) that seems to have some staining that could be intracellular. Similarly, a couple of other erythrocytes have taken in some color but I am not sure if that is specific staining or an artifact. Otherwise ...

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by biohazard
Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:02 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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What do you think these are, in my blood?

... diagnosed with ME but saw a specialist who runs lots of exclusionary testing to rule out other diseases. I was postive for Bartonella, which is an intracellular bacteria. I therefore suspect that is what I am seeing in my blood.

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by snowathlete
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:31 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 9882

Re: What do you think these are, in my blood?

... your RBCs. I would like to know what the stains are and what led you to do a smear which would make this a lot easier. If it was an intracellular parasite, it would be staining well with Giemsa and we would be able to see some abnormal morphology.

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by daniel.kurz
Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:29 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 9882

Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

Apparently the chlamydias and genus Rickettsia share some characteristics with viruses. They're no ordinary parasites, they're obligate intracellular parasites , entering inside the cells of their hosts as a requirement for survival (thus making it "obligatory"). The chlamydias have ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Oct 17, 2013 10:20 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
Views: 11248

Simulated intracellular fluid

It is difficult to simulate intracellular fluid by using chemical reagent. Another way is using NP40 or OG to lysate the cell and collect the cell lysate. Then spin down the proteins and get the intracellular fluid. Will ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ...

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by agb06
Fri Sep 13, 2013 2:28 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Simulated intracellular fluid
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