Staining easily with Sudan dyes, usually referring to lipids in tissues.
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Staining easily with Sudan dyes, usually referring to lipids in tissues.
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(sū-dăn′ō-fĭl) [ sudan + Gr. philein, to love]
A leukocyte that stains readily with Sudan III, indicative of fatty degeneration.
sudanophilic, adjective
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Histochemical analysis, with Black Soudan B, indicates, in aorta of NPMet, hypertrophy of the endothelial cells, an important lipid load under intima, and in media, between the elastic strips, a presence of amorphous not sudanophilic material, which is combined with the fragmented elastic blades, gives a vortex structure aspect (Figures 4(h), 4(i), and 6(f)).
The area of the atherosclerotic lesion (sudanophilic area) was measured using image analysis software (Mitani, Tokyo, Japan) [27].
The localization of sudanophilic and fibrous plaques in the main left coronary bifurcation.
Topographic study of sudanophilic lesions in cholesterol fed minipigs by image analysis.
An example of a few entities in this latter category include adrenoleukodystrophy, metachromatic leukodystrophy, Canavan's disease, Alexander's disease, Krabbe's disease, and sudanophilic leukodystrophy.
In cholesterol-fed rabbits, sudanophilic lesion score was significantly higher in arch versus descending thoracic or abdominal parts.
Significantly higher prevalence of sudanophilic lesions in arch, followed by the descending thoracic and abdominal part, with more obvious distribution around the branching orifices in our study is consistent with many researchers before15,16.
Cerebro-hepato-renal syndrome: a newly recognized hereditary disorder of multiple congenital defects, including sudanophilic leukodystrophy, cirrhosis of the liver, and polycystic kidneys.
Sudanophilic lipid-rich lesions in Apo[E.sup.-/-] mice were typically found in the vicinity of the aortic valve and the small curvature of the arch at the aortic root.
Color yellow + Solubility insoluble in water + Density less than water + Paper bag test translucent + Sudan stains sudanophilic + Table 3 Number of extracellular lipid drops seen in the cecum and in both sides of the digestive gland of one Idiosepius notoides squid over a 7-day period after feeding; the squid was starved in the laboratory for one week befbre feeding Cecum Time Number of Diameter of cecal drops (after feeding) * cecal drops (mm) ([dagger]) -1 h 0 0 0 h 0 0 1 h 0 0 2 h 0 0 3 h 2 nd 4 h 2 nd 5 h 2 0.2, 0.3 6 h 4 0.2, 0.25, 0.35, 0.45 7 h 4 0.1, 0.1, 0.2, 0.55 2 d 2 0.1, 0.5 3 d 0 0 4 d a.m.
(60) to demonstrate the presence in lymph and serum of a rapidly migrating, sudanophilic LpA-I subfraction with potent UC efflux-promoting activity against cultured macrophages, but its identity with the Sm LpA-I described by others has yet to be confirmed.