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The intensity of the extracellular matrix deposits was primarily slight or moderate (table 2).
If these sulfates are not installed, the cell continues to form proteins for the extracellular matrix, but with modified sugar side chains.
Extracellular Matrix, Ascorbate, and Tumor Promoters
The use of extracellular matrix materials in non-cardiovascular applications has established a significant foothold in soft tissue repair, wound management and orthopedic applications.
In addition to the recently issued patents for CorMatrix's novel augmented injectable extracellular matrix bioscaffolds, in the last two years alone over thirty U.
Canada patent 2,459,957--This patent contains claims related to the feeder-free culture of pluripotent stem cells wherein the stem cells are grown on an extracellular matrix and stimulated to grow with a fibroblast growth factor.
In previous studies, the researchers discovered that as tissue cells adhered to a soft natural extracellular matrix, they pulled and deformed the surface, actions that allowed the cells to use their sense of touch below the surface.
For cells to move, they must adhere and spread onto the extracellular matrix, a scaffolding of fibres that supports cells.
aeruginosa biofilms appeared as confluent sheets of cells within a dense extracellular matrix.
Previous results indicate that this mechanism controls the rate of axial elongation by regulating scleral extracellular matrix synthesis and turnover at the posterior pole of the eye (2).
Yet in the extracellular matrix, considerable amounts of heparan sulfate, a complex carbohydrate, also block the cancer cells.
a medical device company dedicated to developing and delivering unique extracellular matrix (ECM) biomaterial devices that harness the body's innate ability to repair damaged cardiovascular tissue, announced today that a retrospective study demonstrated that reconstructing the pericardium using ECM[TM] Technology in patients undergoing primary isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) contributed to a statistically significant and clinically meaningful reduction in the rate of new onset postoperative atrial fibrillation.

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