cytomembrane


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cell mem·brane

the protoplasmic boundary of all cells that controls permeability and may serve other functions through surface specializations, for example, active ion transport absorption by formation of pinocytotic vesicles or receptor-mediated antigen recognition; its fine structure is trilaminar and consists of the electron-dense lamina externa and lamina interna with an electron-lucent lamina intermedia.

cytomembrane

(sī′tə-mĕm′brān)
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It is well known that CD20 and CD5 antigens are usually located on the cytomembrane of Jeko-1 cells.
The expression of CD44v6 existence was considered if the positive staining of CD44v6 was located on cytomembrane and distributed linearly or zonally in brownish yellow or brown.
Resveratrol could not only reduce nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH) oxidase-induced level of ROS generation but also alleviate the transposition of the subunit of NADPH oxidase to the cytomembrane caused by lipopolysaccharide (LPS).
Endothelial NOS was expressed in the cytomembrane, and minimal eNOS was detected in the endothelium, vascular media, and adventitia of normal cerebral artery tissue.
Sections were observed under a light microscope (Nikon, Japan) and positive staining was defined as brown particles in the cytomembrane or cytoplasm.
TLR4, a cytomembrane TLR, acts as an indispensable role in the pathological progression of inflammatory liver diseases [54].
ET-1 (Figure 3) and VEGF (Figure 4) were deposited in the cytoplasm of LSECs (Figure 5), while LN and type IV collagen were deposited on the cytomembrane of LSECs (Figures 5 and 6).
With the morphology result (Figure 2(b)), the control NSCs displayed healthy cell morphology with bright and smooth cell body and extended neural synapses, while the injured NSCs by 100 [micro]M [H.sub.2][O.sub.2] treatment demonstrated broken cytomembrane, wizened cell body, and synapses, indicating an unhealthy status.
The positive signals of DcR3 and GFAP are located in the cytoplasm and cytomembrane. Negative (-), weakly positive (+), moderately positive (++), and strongly positive (+++) were determined according to the immunodetection of stain intensity and amounts of positive cells by two pathologists (YD and GC), who discussed each case until they reached a consensus [5-7].
In the diabetic at week 12, some retinal ganglion cells became smaller (Figure 2(l)) with barely defined nuclear membrane (Figure 2(m)), even with nucleus collaps (Figure 2(m)); there were more vacuolization in some fragments of the nucleus in the inner nuclear cells (Figure 2(n)); the electrical density of the cytomembrane was asymmetrical and condensed with asymmetrical chromatin in ONL (Figure 2(o)).
Although there is repulsion between negatively charged particles and the electronegative cytomembrane, there is evidence that uptake of electronegative nanoparticles by cells can be achieved.
The complex is adsorbed to the cell membrane with the negative charge and then the DNA complex transfers into the cells and forms the inclusion bodies in the cytoplasm by fusion, osmosis of cytomembrane and endocytosis.