cytomembrane


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 (sī′tə-mĕm′brān)

cytomembrane

(ˌsaɪtəʊˈmɛmbreɪn)
n
a membrane around a cell that encloses cytoplasm and acts as a semi-permeable barrier
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Noun1.cytomembrane - a thin membrane (a double layer of lipids) enclosing the cytoplasm of a cellcytomembrane - a thin membrane (a double layer of lipids) enclosing the cytoplasm of a cell; proteins in the membrane control passage of ions (like sodium or potassium or calcium) in and out of the cell; "all cells have a cell membrane"
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
semipermeable membrane - a membrane (as a cell membrane) that allows some molecules to pass through but not others
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ROS can oxidize unsaturated fatty acid on cytomembrane, and the final product of the reaction is malondialdehyde (MDA).
NGF and TrkA staining localized mainly to the cytoplasm and cytomembrane of cancer cells [Figure 1]b.
As expected, the expression of AECI cell specific marker AQP-5 and AECII cell marker SP-C were observed on the cytomembrane and in the cytoplasm of subset cells, respectively (Figure 4).
Recent studies have shown that a number of essential oils affect fungal cell permeability by directly interacting with the cytomembrane [20-22].
It is reported that CD20 and CD5 antigens are usually located on the cytomembrane of MCL [43].
The expression regions of Cx40, Cx37, and Cx43 are mainly restricted on the cytomembrane of vascular ECs [44].
Furthermore, reperfusion leads to the systemic release of overproduced oxygen radicals in skeletal muscle causing the attack of polyunsaturated fatty acid in the endothelium cytomembrane, a process also known as lipid peroxidation.
PD-1 was expressed in the cytoplasm of lymphocytes with the color of brown, CK7 and CK20 were expressed in the cytoplasm of BC cells with the color of brown, Ki-67 was expressed in nucleus of BC cells with color of brown, E-Cad was expressed on cytomembrane of BC cells with the color of brown, and CD4 was expressed on the cytomembrane of lymphocytes with the color of red.
Inflammatory mediators play an important role in the progression of the disease in patients with AP, which is suggested as the trigger to alter the channels of glycoprotein and ion on the surface of the cytomembrane of the red blood cells, resulting in the changes of the red cell morphology [18].
Flavonoids could generate an antimicrobial and antifungal effect by inhibiting bacterial nucleic acid synthesis and by destroying the bacterial cytomembrane [4].
They suggested that the substitution of K+ by Na+ in the living cells alleviates damage to the cytomembrane.
As shown in Figure 1, control group showed arranged orderliness, clear morphology of myocardial fibers, and integrated cytomembrane. In contrast, DCM group showed disorder of myocardial cell, loosened junction between cells, dim myocardial fibers, and vacuolar degeneration.