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fi·bril·lar

, fibrillary (fī'bri-lăr, -lar-ē),
1. Relating to a fibril.
2. Denoting the fine rapid contractions or twitchings of fibers or of small groups of fibers in skeletal or cardiac muscle.
Synonym(s): filar (1)

fibrillary

adjective Fibre-rich; characterised by elongated fibres.

Pronunciation
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, fih BRILL urry
Medspeak-US: pronounced, FIB rill erry

fi·bril·lar

, fibrillary (fī'bri-lăr, -lar-ē)
1. Relating to a fibril.
2. Denoting the fine rapid contractions or twitchings of fibers or of small groups of fibers in skeletal or cardiac muscle.
Synonym(s): filar (1) .

fi·bril·lar

, fibrillary (fī'bri-lăr, -lar-ē)
1. Relating to a fibril.
2. Denoting the fine rapid contractions or twitchings of fibers or of small groups of fibers in skeletal or cardiac muscle.
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Primary antibodies used were mouse antiglial fibrillary acidic protein cocktail (1:100, BD Bioscience Pharmagen, San Jose, CA, USA), mouse anti-CD3 (1:350, Dako), and mouse anti-CD68 (1:50, Dako).
16] Nonstandard abbreviations: ICH, intracerebral hemorrhage; GFAP, glial fibrillary acidic protein; NIHSS, NIH Stroke Scale; AUC, area under the curve.
Key words Glial fibrillary acidic protein--histology--human brain--neurofilament--3-nitrotyrosine--post-mortem interval--protein oxidation--tissue pH--Western blot
Axonal plasticity and functional recovery after spinal cord injury in mice deficient in both glial fibrillary acidic protein and vimentin genes.
Biochemical Markers Involved in Cerebral Ischemia Discussed in this Article C-reactive protein Interleukin Matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP) S100B Tissue necrosis factor (TNF) Not Discussed in this Article Caspase-3 Creatinine phosphokinase (CK-BB) D-dimer Fibrinogen Glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) Growth factors Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) Neuron-specific enolase (NSE) Vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1) Thrombin-antithrombin III von Willebrand factor (vWF)
A protein called glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP), which is essential for maintaining the structure of astrocytes (Belanger et al.
To the Editor: Systemic AL amyloidosis is a rare, multisystem disease in which a clonal population of plasma cells in the bone marrow produces a monoclonal light chain or light-chain fragment that is deposited in body organs as an insoluble fibrillary protein.
The researchers found that the gene encoding glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) was twice as active in the brain cortexes of these alcohol-fed pups as in the cortexes of control pups that were either nursed by their dams or fed a sugar-milk solution.
Microscopically, this nodule was composed of moderately sized epithelioid cells with indistinct cell borders, fibrillary cytoplasm, and round to irregular nuclei with clumped chromatin within a fibromyxoid background (figure).
Perineurioma shows epithelial membrane antigen positivity and S100 and glial fibrillary acidic protein negativity, which helps in the differential diagnosis in such cases.
They lacked chromogranin A, glial fibrillary acidic protein, vimentin, S-100, and cytokeratin antigen expression.
In the January issue of Clinical Chemistry, Foerch and colleagues (1) report on the diagnostic accuracy of plasma glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) [2] for differentiating intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) and cerebral ischemia in patients with symptoms of acute stroke.