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microvessel

/mi·cro·ves·sel/ (mi´kro-ves″el) any of the finer vessels of the body.
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Abbreviations: Bat, Batimastat; BMP, bone morphogenetic protein; CLT, codonolactone; DEPC, diethylpyrocarbonate; EC, endothelial cell; ELISA, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; FRET, fluorescence resonance energy transfer; HUVECs, human umbilical vein endothelial cells; MMPs, matrix metalloproteinases; MVD, microvessel density; Runx2, Runt-related transcription factor 2; SFP, L-sulforaphane; TGF-[beta], transforming growth factor beta; VEGF, vascular endothelial growth factor; VEGFR, vascular endothelial growth factor receptor.
The decreased mRNA and protein expression levels of claudin-5, occludin, and ZO-1 in microvessel fragments of cerebral ischemic tissue were significantly prevented by treatment with GTPs at the same time points after ischemia in rats.
Endpoints of the study included infarct size, coronary microvessel function, myocardial function and apoptotic markers.
Cyclin D1, p53, MIB1, intratumoral microvessel density, and human papillomavirus in advanced laryngeal carcinoma: association with nodal metastasis.
Endometriotic lesions with high proliferative activity have a higher microvessel density compared to lesions with low proliferative activity (8).
The pathogenic strain 9117 (a human clinical isolate causing cellulitis) caused weight loss in experimentally infected mice and was highly cellulytic to human brain microvessel endothelial cell (BMEC) monolayers and invasive of Hep-2 cells.
Macroembolization and microembolization during PCI are frequent and may result in the obstruction of the microvessel coronary network.
Research has demonstrated PCOs have a protective and strengthening effect on artery walls through increased enzyme conjugation (14); greater collagen fiber crosslinking (15); decreased artery wall permeability (16); increased glycoprotein and sulphated gly-cosaminoglycan synthesis (17); inhibited hyaluronan-varicosis (18); increased vascular wall strength (19); reinforced vascular connective tissue (20); reduced elastin-associated cholesterol (21); lower risk and incidence of cerebral microvessel permeability (22); and decreased proteinuria (23).
The number of viable tumor cells per volume, histologic subtype, tumor grade, microvessel density and proliferative activity, as well as the expression of GLUT-1 transporter and hexokinase I, all influence FDG uptake in breast cancer.
Expression of vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1) by human brain microvessel endothelial cells in primary culture, Microvas Res.
Tumor microvessel density is detected by immunohistochemical staining of Factor VIII (Zhou et al.
Relative microvessel area of the primary tumour, and not lymph node status, predicts the presence of bone marrow micrometastases detected by reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction in patients with clinically non-metastatic breast cancer.