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Ischemia --> ischaemia

(Science: physiology) a low oxygen state usually due to obstruction of the arterial blood supply or inadequate blood flow leading to hypoxia in the tissue.

Origin: gr. Haima = blood

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Re: cancer spread biology?

... cancer surrounding is certainly known. The TNF alpha and other interlukins that foster necrosis would be all over the place. Then there is also ischemia, free radical damage etc etc. No too much about apoptosis.

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by david23
Sat Jul 21, 2012 2:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: cancer spread biology?
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Stem Cell Injection

... (as this is about a stroke) the damage is in the brain, in the neurons. Half-body paralysis (or half-face in milder cases) is a typical symptom of ischemia caused by brain hemorrhage or embolism, which leaves the affected neurons without oxygen and kills or damages them. Thus, I believe it is stem ...

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by biohazard
Tue Mar 09, 2010 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stem Cell Injection
Replies: 8
Views: 4106

Re: Caffeine Coursework

... There is a great deal of evidence that brain adenosine concentrations are increased by various types of metabolic stress (including anoxia and ischemia), and act to protect the brain by suppressing neural activity, and by increasing blood flow.[46] Thus caffeine, by counteracting adenosine, ...

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by red.ninja13
Sun Mar 22, 2009 7:39 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Caffeine Coursework
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ETC inhibitors;acetate in glycogen;ischemia;melonate;HELP

I have an assignment to do, and Im stuck on a few questions.. any help would be appreciated 1)Oligomycin B and cyanide both inhibit oxidative phosphorylation when the substrate is either pyruvate or succinate. Dinitrophenol can distinguish between these inhibitors. Explain. I know that Cyanide inhib...

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by psychic_pizza
Sun Mar 23, 2008 7:30 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: ETC inhibitors;acetate in glycogen;ischemia;melonate;HELP
Replies: 1
Views: 3771

Problemns with isolation of cardiomyocytes from adult mouse

I'm working with isolation of cardiomyocytes from adult mouse for my studies on ischemia-reperfusion injury. My problem is that I'm not able to get a good yield of cardiomyocytes. Most of them (80%) are round shaped. I think they are getting round shaped because ...

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by krit26
Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Problemns with isolation of cardiomyocytes from adult mouse
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Views: 1124
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