Example sentences for: ablation

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  • Due to its potential for accurate ablation of anterior stromal corneal lesions its initial clinical utilization was removal of diseased corneal tissue in a procedure called photo therapeutic keratectomy (PTK).

  • Moreover, RNAi will permit the ablation of essential gene products, at any time point in infection, or on a desired parasitic stage following synchronization.

  • We used a moving slit delivery system in a 5 mm ablation zone confined by means of a metal iris diaphragm.

  • Lateral inhibition was originally defined by functional tests in which ablation of a cell of primary fate allowed an adjacent cell to take that fate, but ablation of a cell of secondary fate had no effect [ 8].

  • Females lack an estrous cycle and anestrous adults are dependent upon direct contact with a non-volatile male pheromone for induction of estrus [ 8 ] . Hormonal control of scentmarking and sexual behavior of this species (hereinafter, opossum) has been described in some detail [ 9 10 ] . Estrus is induced when females nuzzle scentmarks from the androgen-dependent suprasternal (chest) gland [ 10 11 ] . Nuzzling delivers nonvolatile chemical signals to the vomeronasal organ (VNO) [ 12 ] and surgical removal of the VNO prevents induction of estrus by scentmarks alone [ 13 ] , although cautery ablation of the VNO fails to prevent ovarian activation and ovulation in females that are caged with adult males [ 14 ] . While anestrous adults are reliant on male pheromone for reproductive activation, spontaneous postlactational estrus occurs in the absence of direct contact with male pheromone [ 15 ] .


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