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cell

(Enemy combatants), noun enemy group, exxremist group, rebel organization, saboteurs, subversives, unnerground extremists
Associated concepts: enemy combatants, justice courts, miliiary tribunals, Patriotic Act, prison cells, sleeper cell, terrorist cell

cell

(jail), noun cage, cella, chamber, compartment, confined room, confinement, cubicle, cubiculum, enclosed cage, incarceration, jailhouse, penitentiary, pound, prison, prison house, small cavity, small room, solitary abode
See also: chamber, jail, penitentiary, prison

CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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Our work demonstrates that local stimulation of caged calcium trapped within horizontal cells by ultraviolet light delivered by small optic fibers can be used to increase intracellular levels of calcium in isolated horizontal cells.
Data similar to that shown in Figure 1D were obtained from 6 horizontal cells, normalized to the current measured at [V.
They found that light caused a change in electrical current in cone horizontal cells but not in rod horizontal cells.
According to Yau, horizontal cells allow cross-talk between neighboring photoreceptor cells, allowing these cells to compare the light they sense, a process necessary for the brain to see images.
Isolated retinal horizontal cells were obtained by enzymatic dissociation of the retina of the skate (Raja erinacea or R.
Immunoreactive antibodies directed against GABA and its rate-limiting enzyme glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD) indicate that horizontal cells of the skate are most likely GABAergic (1).
Investigations of calcium flux from the retinal horizontal cells were conducted in a saline whose external calcium was reduced from 4 mM to 100 [Micro]M , greatly improving the signal-to-noise ratio.
We have used the whole-cell version of the patch-clamp technique to examine the effects of these alkaloids on enzymatically isolated retinal horizontal cells of the skate.

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