Example sentences for: dilation

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  • Interestingly, the videos show several examples of blebs forming on the surface of pre-existing blebs during the dilation phase.

  • The processes of arterial remodeling involve regulation of vascular cell dynamics and control of matrix synthesis and degradation [ 1 ] . Endothelial cell (EC) proliferation is observed in flow-induced arterial dilation [ 2 ] and in vessel luminal expansion in mesenteric arterial collaterals in the rat [ 3 ] . Smooth muscle cells (SMC) have also been shown to proliferate in the vessel dilatation remodeling [ 3 ] . In the meantime, extracellular matrix (ECM) is involved in a variety of remodeling processes [ 4 5 6 7 8 9 ] including flow-induced arterial dilation [ 10 ] . These observations indicate that cell proliferation and ECM accumulation are critically involved in vessel remodeling.

  • To better appreciate the dynamic nature of bleb formation and to clearly observe the rapid nuclear staining associated with bleb dilation, we created time-lapsed movies in which the bright-field and fluorescence images were merged into a single video (Fig 2, EB.aviand Fig 3, YO-PRO.avi; Additional Data Files section).

  • As previously reported, blebs form during the first phase of dye uptake, whereas rather dramatic bleb dilation is seen during the cytolysis phase of rapid dye uptake.

  • These results suggest that COP does not increase in size as a function of time, as would be predicted by the dilation or aggregation model.

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