Example sentences for: osmotic

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  • Cathartic medications fall into several classes [ 70 ] . For patients with advanced illness, poor mobility, and decreased oral intake, a stimulant laxative (eg, prune juice, senna, casanthranol, or bisacodyl) is appropriate front-line therapy [ 71 ] . Osmotic laxatives (eg, magnesium salts, lactulose, sorbitol) may be added.

  • The change in osmotic pressure will produce cell swelling and ultimately membrane rupture and release of large macromolecules from the cytoplasm.

  • Water permeability was measured as the net fluid movement driven by an osmotic gradient across intact monolayers of adenovirus-infected MDCK cells, by methods similar to those reported previously [ 27 29 ] . Cells were seeded onto Transwell filters (Costar, 1 cm 2, 0.4 μm pore size) at a density of 1.5 × 10 5cells per well.

  • To control for possible osmotic effects of BDM treatment, we treated cells with 20 mM urea, and as with a media control, more than 90% of the cells showed localization of Arp3 at the leading edge.

  • 1 mM TEA produces a 34% block of osmotic water flux in MDCK cells, and 10 mM TEA produces a 50% block in renal descending thin limbs.


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