Example sentences for: amniotic

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  • In placental membranes, occasionally found multilayered amniotic epithelium showed no or fine granular cytoplasmic staining of epithelial cells adjacent to the basement membrane (full arrowhead, Fig.

  • They received first-trimester nuchal translucency assessment and chorionicity determination, a midtrimester anatomical survey, and fetal echo followed by growth scans, amniotic fluid assessment, and Doppler studies every two weeks.

  • Additional placental cell types expressing the ERα were fibroblast-derived vascular pericytes and extravillous (amniotic) fibroblasts.

  • Surfactant, a lipoprotein comprised of phospholipids (~80%), cholesterol (~10%), and proteins (~10%), functions to reduce surface tension and prevents alveolar collapse at end expiration [ 4 ] . The surfactant-associated proteins (SP) A, B, C and D, which are required for proper surfactant function, are developmentally and hormonally regulated [ 4 ] . We, and others, have shown that the SP-A levels in the amniotic fluid of diabetic mothers are significantly decreased [ 1 ] . Low SP-A levels in amniotic fluid have been correlated with an increased incidence of neonatal RDS [ 5 ] . Our previous studies have shown that insulin down-regulates SP-A mRNA and protein levels in human lung epithelial cells in a concentration and time-dependent manner via an inhibition of gene transcription [ 6 7 ] .

  • Figure 1shows ERα protein expression at ~65 kDa detected with two ERα monoclonal antibodies in an amniotic fibroblast culture (FBC, lane 1), MCF-7 cells (MCF, lane 2) and a trophoblast culture (TRC, lane 3).

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