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Lateral surface

Lateral surface

The surface of a part of the body that faces away from the midline. The na recognises a lateral surface on the following structures: fibula; ovary; radius; testis; tibia; zygomatic bone.

Synonym: facies lateralis.


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Re: Purpose of fingerprints

One would assume they produce better surface touch sensation - lateral movement of the ridges should pick up more than a smoother surface.

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by Darby
Sun Nov 16, 2008 1:58 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Purpose of fingerprints
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Re: lateral movement of proteins in lipid bilayer

... push underwater and they can's fly off the water into the air, but they can move in any direction as long as they are floating on the water's surface.

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by jonmoulton
Mon Aug 04, 2008 5:22 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: lateral movement of proteins in lipid bilayer
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The Fiber Disease

... structure is seen in the IV curve. This is probably originating from lateral confinement effects. Finally, the measurements are compared with ... features are as follows: The striation does not relate directly to the surface morphology. Two types of striation pattern have been observed. One ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:48 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... on hydrophilic substrates have been shown to mimic cell- membrane surfaces. The supported lipid bilayers not only allow lateral diffusion of receptors in the surfaces but also provide a surface that minimizes nonspecific ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sat Oct 21, 2006 1:09 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... immunoglobulins. We have identified a Wolbachia molecule (the Wolbachia surface protein, WSP) that is able to: 1) evoke cellular immune responses ... al., 1998, Casiraghi et al., 2001). These bacteria are present in the lateral chords of both males and females, in the reproductive apparatus of ...

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by Skytroll
Sun Sep 10, 2006 5:57 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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