mammary glands


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mammary glands

Milk-secreting glands in female breasts. Each gland comprises many lobules linked by ducts leading to a nipple.
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To check the effect of exogenous placental lactogen, on the female mice, growth of mammary glands and impact on mice dermal tissues was monitored.
The supply of glucose to mammary glands is a metabolic priority in lactating mammals, and the resulting glucose uptake by the mammary gland can account for as much as 60% to 85% of the total glucose that enters the blood [3,4].
As well as determining how to grow these life-like mammary glands, researchers also discovered how to maintain them in culture to allow ongoing experimentation - the first time this has been developed in a laboratory.
Look for signs of recent birth in mum, such as enlarged mammary glands.
The 2nd, 3rd, and 5th mammary glands from both sides were snap-frozen in liquid nitrogen for RNA preparation.
The caudal mammary glands are more often affected than cranial glands (Else and Hannat 1979) which was also observed in the present case.
According to a local veterinary hospital there are a growing number of pets being diagnosed with benign and malignant tumors of the mammary glands, also known as breast cancer
The protein ZnT2 transports zinc in specific tissues in the body, including the mammary glands.
Animals were observed daily for clinical sign and symptoms and palpated twice a week for detection of any growth in the mammary glands.
The new technique -- called DNA Programmed Assembly of Cells (DPAC) and reported in the journal Nature Methods on August 31, 2015 -- allows researchers to create arrays of thousands of custom-designed organoids, such as models of human mammary glands containing several hundred cells each, which can be built in a matter of hours.