Example sentences for: overlying

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  • Mutations in the human KIT gene have been identified as a cause of Piebaldism, a rare autosomal dominant disorder of melanogenesis characterized by patchy absence of pigmentation of the skin and overlying hair.

  • Bmp4 is expressed in multiple tissues during embryonic development, including the heart, lung, kidney, brain, and eye [ 19 24 ] . In the eye, Bmp4 expression is first identified in the distal optic vesicle and overlying surface ectoderm at the 8-12 somite stage and later in the dorsal portion of the developing optic cup [ 31 ] . Lens induction is absent in homozygous Bmp4 mutants and can be rescued by exogenous BMP4 protein [ 31 ] .

  • A cooled (-70°C) 2-mm diameter stainless steel probe was placed on the skull approximately 2 mm lateral of the sagittal suture overlying bregma for 5 sec.

  • most often calls for the answer that the lens is there to focus light rays, and only rarely for the answer that the lens is there because lens cells are induced by the retina from overlying ectoderm.

  • The SMA-negative cells in all three cases showed distinct negativity to ER and CK8, in sharp contrast with the overlying epithelial cells that showed strong ER and CK8 positivities (data not shown).


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