Wharton's jelly


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jelly

 [jel´e]
a soft, coherent, resilient substance; generally, a colloidal semisolid mass.
cardiac jelly a gelatinous substance present between the endothelium and myocardium of the embryonic heart that transforms into the connective tissue of the endocardium.
contraceptive jelly a nongreasy jelly containing a spermicide, used in the vagina for prevention of conception.
petroleum jelly petrolatum.
Wharton's jelly the soft, jelly-like intracellular substance of the umbilical cord.

jelly

[L. gelare, to freeze]
A thick, semisolid, gelatinous mass.

contraceptive jelly

Water-soluble gel introduced into the vagina for the prevention of conception. It serves as a vehicle for spermicides.
See: contraceptive

mineral jelly

Petrolatum.

petroleum jelly

Petrolatum.

vaginal jelly

Water-soluble gel introduced into the vagina for therapeutic or contraceptive purposes.

Wharton's jelly

See: Wharton's jelly
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The histological examination of the cord highlighted oedema of Wharton's jelly, circumscribed hematic infiltrates, marked venous ectasia with delamination and hematic infiltration of the venous walls, extensive hemorrhage of Wharton's jelly within the whole portion of the cord.
There were 244 articles removed as they were unrelated to either Wharton's jelly or osteogenesis/bone.
The remaining adhesive tissues (Wharton's jelly) were rinsed with sterile distilled water for 5 min, and these procedures were repeated three times.
Thus, this study aimed to carry out isolation and characterization of cells from bovine Wharton's jelly retrieved from umbilical cord collected during calving and to test their ability to produce blastocysts and pregnancies by NT.
Human umbilical cord Wharton's jelly stem cells undergo enhanced chondrogenic differentiation when grown on nanofibrous scaffolds and in a sequential two-stage culture medium environment.
Wharton's jelly is a soft connective tissue and consists mainly of fibroblasts and macrophages which are embedded in a homogeneous jelly like intercellular substance (Di Naro et al., 2001b).
We performed a study to isolate MSCs residing in the human placental decidua basalis (PDB-MSCs) Wharton's Jelly (WJ-MSCs) amniotic membrane (AM-MSCs) and characterize in reference to their morphology surface phenotypes and differentiation potential in vitro in order to obtain an alternative source of MSC for BM-MSC for therapeutic clinical applications.
Cheyyatraivendran et al., "Human Wharton's jelly stem cells and its conditioned medium enhance healing of excisional and diabetic wounds," Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, vol.
Xu, "Cografted wharton's jelly cells-derived neurospheres and BDNF promote functional recovery after rat spinal cord transection," Neurochemical Research, vol.
To reach the conclusion, Deasy and her team analyzed sections of two-foot-long human umbilical cords that were donated for research, looking for cells in Wharton's jelly and blood vessel walls that displayed the characteristic protein markers found in stem cells derived from other sources.