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(1) (anatomy) Characterized by being close or near to the point of anatomical reference.

(2) (anatomy) Being situated near to the point of attachment to the body.



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I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... of two domains (1 and 1) forming the peptide- binding region (PBR) and two other immunoglobulin like domains (2 and 2) forming the membrane proximal region. The class II proteins appear to form (super) dimers at the cell surface. FINGERPRINTING AND DNA PROFILING Like the fingerprints that ...

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
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Cellular Reincarnation

... view into “Les Trois Vallées'” OCT4 told me. “The three large valleys you can see from here are named “Outer Valley”, “Middle Valley”, and “Most Proximal Valley”. OCT4 continued. “If you look carefully, you can see all wonderful places that you can reach from each of these valleys. At the edge ...

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by ewartkuijk
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cellular Reincarnation
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histology about kidney !

HOw can we identify the cell in PCT (proximal convolunted tubule) & decending limb of loop of henle ? Also ,, how can we identify the cell of PST(proximal straighted tubule) & PCT ???

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by ramichow
Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:39 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: histology about kidney !
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Views: 2090

Hello I was consulting some information on kidney.

I'm under the impression that there is some selective reabsorption of desirable things in the proximal convoluted tubule using active transport. Otherwise I agree :)

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by Babybel56
Sat Apr 23, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hello I was consulting some information on kidney.
Replies: 2
Views: 3881

Oops.. there goes the femoral artery

... and apparently she was very lucky that she didn't need an amputation, but I just wanted to know what were the chances of surviving a cut to the proximal superficial (common femoral) compared to a cut at the superficial femoral, or a cut to the distal branches of the femoral artery. Poor patient, ...

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by fastsandslash
Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:26 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Oops.. there goes the femoral artery
Replies: 2
Views: 4170
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