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primary cell

an irreversible (nonrechargeable) electromotive force cell.

primary cell

In physical therapy, a device consisting of a container, two solid conducting elements, and an electrolyte for the production of electric current by chemical energy.
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Patient discussion about primary cell

Q. what is the most accurate pathological test to identify the primary source of a cystic mass in the neck? the mass was removed. Pathologist was unable to identify the source and diagnosed the mass as a branchilogic carcinmoa (which is extremely rare, if exists at all). Therefore, I am looking for the most updated test and examinations that can be applied to blocks of the mass and determine their origin (primary source)

A. Pathologic examinaions under a microscope are the most accurate ones there are, and sometimes even they don't help to identify the cell types. I do not have any other ideas on other tests you can do, and I believe you should follow the treatment your doctors will advise you based on this diagnosis they have made.

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The present investigation shows that the cells taking part in oogenesis, including the initial cell, the primary cell, the central cell and the egg cell, progressively lost the plasmodesmatal connections with their adjacent cells.
Unlike any other primary cell system, the Precision Novi intuitive Illumina 3D neural targeting software incorporates three-dimensional lead location, as well as the conductivity of the spinal cord and surrounding tissue.
About ReachBio ReachBio Research Labs (a trade name of ReachBio LLC) provides specialized contract research services and primary cell biology research tools to the drug development and life science research communities worldwide.
Recently it was a recipient of a $46,770,000 grant award from EPA Toxcast[R] program for the use of BioSeek's human primary cell assay platform to help predict the biological activity and potential toxicity of up to 60,000 additional samples, including environmental chemicals, pesticides, failed pharmaceuticals and nanomaterials.
It provides specialized primary cell biology contract research services and products to biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and related organizations worldwide under its registered trade name ReachBio Research Labs.
Using their expertise in cell culture media development, PRIME-XV[TM] products were designed to function as part of an integrated workflow solution in culturing primary cells, where all products have been pre-validated to decrease end user qualification time.
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The throughput for the system is up to 50,000 wells per day and allows for genome wide screening with high transfection efficiencies and viabilities in cell lines as well as primary cell types.
The virus source used in these experiments is the same as that previously analyzed (3), and led to the tentative conclusion that a coronavirus was present in the primary cell cultures from patients with the endemic nephropathy.
Additionally, the cell culture should be immortal, but not tumorigenic, to avoid the complexities of human tissue acquisition that are inherent in the isolation and propagation of primary cell cultures.
In 1994, Baum and his colleagues showed in test-tube experiments that certain viruses can ferry functioning genes into the two primary cell types of the salivary glands, the acinar and ductal cells.