Fauci, "A computational model of ameboid
deformation and locomotion," European Biophysics Journal, vol.
(14) Since only the ameboid
trophozoites and not the cyst or flagellated forms of N.
Lzicarova et al., "Production of immune-modulatory nonclassical molecules HLA-G and HLAE by tumor infiltrating ameboid
microglia/macrophages in glioblastomas: a role in innate immunity?" Journal of Neuroimmunology, vol.
Although microglial proliferation is a sign of proinflammatory microglial activation, the lack of a "bushy" or "ameboid
" morphology suggests that proliferating progenitor cells become resting microglia.
Under the influence of this stimulus the endothelial cells of the adjacent blood vessels, containing carbon particles in their protoplasm, were seen to separate from each other, to become free and to transform themselves into ameboid
cells, typical mononuclear exudate cells or macrophages.
Phylum 3 Granuloreticulosa [Foraminifera (Marine Ameboid
Protists with Granular Pseudopodial Network) and Relatives]
Dilution of 1 drop of CSF with 1 mL of distilled water will allow transformation of the organism within 1-20 hours from the ameboid
to the biflagellate form.
The performances of activated microglia include: (1) the alteration of cell morphology from the dendritic appearance to ameboid
;[sup] (2) The increased expression of surface antigens such as CD14, CD36, CD39, CD45, CD47, and CD54;[sup], and (3) The accompanied up-regulation of IL-1[sz], TNF-a, and iNOS.
Baker, "Characterization of ameboid
microglia isolated from developing mammalian brain," Journal of Neuroscience, vol.
Moreover, treatment of diabetic mice with the [A.sub.2A] adenosine receptor agonist CGS21680 (3-[4-[2-[[6-amino-9-[(2R, 3R, 4S, 5S)-5-(ethylcarbamoyl)-3,4-dihydroxy-oxolan-2-yl]purin-2-yl]amino]ethyl]phenyl]propanoic acid) attenuated the morphological transformation of ramified microglia into an activated ameboid
microglia and resulted in marked decreases in diabetes-induced retinal cell death and TNF-[alpha] release .
consists of an ameboid
vegetative phase, a cyst phase, and a plantlike fruiting phase (6).