Example sentences for: osmotic

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  • The osmotic swelling of the cortex in typical diabetic lenses is not matched by comparable water uptake in the nucleus; in fact, compaction occurs in similar fashion to that observed in non-diabetic lenses.

  • MurG, the last enzyme in the intracellular phase of peptidoglycan synthesis, is essential for the production of the layers of peptidoglycan that protect cells from rupturing under high internal osmotic pressure [ 17].

  • Results presented here show that TEA serves as an effective, though partial, blocker of the osmotic water permeability mediated by human AQP1 channels expressed in a heterologous mammalian cell line and by native AQP1 channels in isolated rat renal descending thin limbs of Henle's loops.

  • In addition, a recent report indicates that mannose may affect some processes by sequestering phosphate, rather than by stimulating a hexokinase-mediated sugar-response pathway [ 66 ] . Although the mechanism by which mannose acts is uncertain at this time, the fact that it retards lipid breakdown when present at concentrations of only 1.4 mM indicates that the effects of mannose cannot be attributed to osmotic stress.

  • Furthermore, activation of COP provides the initial driving force for osmotic swelling and bleb formation.


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