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efflux

Medtalk That which flows outward

efflux

(ĕf′lŭks) [″ + ″]
Outward flow, i.e., the movement of chemicals or other fluids from within a structure, such as a cell, to the outside.
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Attending physicians without prior cystoscopy training also were proctored in the operating room for 3 sessions and were required to demonstrate competency with bladder survey, visualizing ureteral efflux, and urethral assessment.
Rather, the insight gained here adds to the understanding of how efflux changes from young to old forests, and between species with very different physical characteristics, which can help refine carbon cycle estimates.
Regarding MexA, a meropenem-resistant isolate showed an insertion at position 259 of a single nucleotide (cytosine), changing the reading frame of the transmembrane protein MexA from the MexAB-OprM efflux pump.
Bioinformatics analysis showed that these genes participated in biological pathways including drug transport, drug response, amidase transport, hydrolase activity, transferase activity, along with an amidase transmembrane transporter, efflux transmembrane transporter, bacterial chemotaxis, ABC transporters, and a b-lactam resistance gene, all of which may be related to multidrug resistance in the isolate strain of C.
Objective of this study was to investigate the inhibitory effects of curcumin on the expression of NorA efflux pump and decrease ciprofloxacin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus.
Vila, "CraA, a major facilitator superfamily efflux pump associated with chloramphenicol resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii," Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, vol.
Several studies have suggested that the degree of efflux activity of SP cells is inversely correlated to their maturity, with the most primitive cells (the stem/progenitor cells) having the greatest efflux activity due to the high concentration of efflux proteins on their surface [13, 25, 26].
Heddleston et al., "BAK/ BAX macropores facilitate mitochondrial herniation and mtDNA efflux during apoptosis," Science, vol.
When a bile duct ligation was performed, it markedly inhibited macrophage-derived [sup.3]H-cholesterol excretion to feces and cancelled ezetimibe's stimulatory effect on RCT, suggesting that biliary cholesterol excretion is a major contributor in reverse cholesterol transport promotion by ezetimibe but the contribution of the transintestinal cholesterol efflux pathway is minimal.