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1. A very small particle, especially one that can pass through a filter of specified fineness.
2. A vesicle, ranging in size from 5 to 100 mcm, released from the membrane of a cell into the circulation. Microparticles are immunologically unique to their cells of origin and may play a role in antigen presentation. Increased numbers of certain kinds of microparticle may be found in the circulation in vascular and thrombotic disorders.
[micro- + particle]


(mī″krō-part′ĭ-kĕl) [ micro- + particle],


1. A microscopic particle.
2. A fragment of cytoplasm and cell membrane, released into the circulation when the cell is injured.
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P-selection- and CD63-exposing platelet microparticles reflect platelet activation in peripheral arterial disease and myocardial infarct.
The weight gain of rats receiving the same dose of microparticles during weeks 8 to 14 was significantly (P<0.
We begin here with the fact that we point out that in physics at the quantum statistics of mean statistical method for studying systems consisting of a large number of microparticles and obey the laws of quantum (wave) mechanics [7].
Numerous collapsed microparticles and undifferentiated drops from 16.
Touyz, "Cellular biomarkers of endothelial health: microparticles, endothelial progenitor cells, and circulating endothelial cells," Journal of the American Society of Hypertension, vol.
You apply the correct microparticle technology for the product depending on what you're trying to achieve.
Microparticles were harvested via centrifugation to form a pellet and excess fragrance aspirated.
Role of platelet P-selectin and microparticle PSGL-1 in thrombus formation.
Simvastatin-induced endothelial cell detachment and microparticle release are prenylation dependent.
Citation: "A microparticle approach to morphogen delivery within pluripotent stem cell aggregates"; Andres M.
The microparticles could also provide better control over the kinetics of cell differentiation.
Then, microparticles containing the activated coground and, as comparison, the corresponding physical mixture of extract and polymer and the dry extract alone were produced by spray congealing technology using Celucire [R] 50/13 as a hydrophilic low m.