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(1) The arrangement or the distribution of blood vessels in an organ or body part (e.g. the vasculature of the brain, of the lungs, of the kidneys, or of the heart itself).

(2) The network of blood vessels of an organ or body part; it includes all vessels of the body from the aorta to arteries, capillaries and veins.


Related phrases: presinusoidal vasculature.

See also: blood vessel.

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Plant Vasculature

I was wondering how the phloem of a plant is interconnected with the cells. I'm try to understand how a virus is transported to distant areas of a plant.

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by stonny
Thu Jan 22, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Plant Vasculature
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membrane cholesterol

... information regarding cholesterol biology in the book, what I'm really looking for is a study of cholesterol levels in cells associated with the vasculature. I've not had any luck trolling though PubMed and thought someone here might have an insight. I'd like to know what the absolute, or relative, ...

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by ianawhite
Tue Dec 09, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: membrane cholesterol
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Scientists Discover New Epilepsy Gene

... within the brain and possibly cause epilepsy by making inappropriate connections. Patients with PH mutations also often suffer from strokes and vasculature defects, and Walsh believes that more subtle F1n1 mutations may be found in many people with these other problems. His group plans to collaborate ...

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by dipjyoti
Sun Sep 24, 2006 6:54 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Scientists Discover New Epilepsy Gene
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Views: 2129


80 % of the dead erythrocytes are cleared in the liver (and by other tissue macrophages) but 20% lyse in the vasculature. However, the plasma (from healthy individuals) is clear of haemoglobin. What does this observation suggest?

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by Nash
Wed Sep 06, 2006 2:55 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hemoglobin
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Views: 1386

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