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(Science: anatomy) Pertaining to a mucous membrane.

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Vaccine for HIV

... that are infrequently encountered; HIV may be encountered daily by individuals at high risk. Most vaccines protect against infections through mucosal surfaces of the respiratory or gastrointestinal tract; the great majority of HIV infection is through the genital tract. HIV structure The epitopes ...

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by suzidoc8
Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Vaccine for HIV
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Arrested Mitosis

... means that tissue regeneration by stem cells will be impaired and this will first affect all tissues with a high cellular turn-over like the mucosal surfaces or the (red) blood cells. So one will be faced with major skin/ intestinal problems or anemia. Later on also other tissues will be ...

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by sorin
Fri Oct 15, 2010 12:06 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Arrested Mitosis
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Views: 3783

Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... RNA. As a result of virus±host recombinations, cytopathogenic BVDVs can develop from non-cytopathogenic ones and cause a lethal syndrome, mucosal disease, in the hosts (Meyers et al., 1989). In¯uenza A virus has also been observed to recombine with cellular RNA, resulting in increased ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
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Re: Cytokine - Receptor concepts

... or placental transfer), IgE (acts in immunity against helminthes (worms), mast cell degranulation or immediate hypersensitivity) and IgA (acts in mucosal immunity transport of IgA through epithelia). The late events in helper T cell dependent antibody responses, including affinity maturation and ...

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by marla
Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:08 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cytokine - Receptor concepts
Replies: 7
Views: 16994

Mucosal Wound

A mucosal wound is just as likely to occur as any other wound.. depending on your lifestyle or the particular situation you're in. The location of mucosal membranes would obviously make it a little bit harder to damage.

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by jyaron
Mon Aug 10, 2009 11:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mucosal Wound
Replies: 6
Views: 9348
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