tissue type

tissue type

n
(Genetics) the inherited chemical characteristics of the bodily tissue of an individual that are recognized and, when grafted, are accepted or rejected by the immune system of another individual. The tissue type is determined by the histocompatibility antigens
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The esteemed author stated that HLA-DQ2 tissue type was found in 95% of patients and HLA-DQ8 was found in the remaining patients as a result of genetic analysis performed in celiac patients, and the risk of celiac disease was higher in patients with autoimmune diseases including type 1 diabetes mellitus and autoimmune thyroiditis compared with the normal population.
However, when given a choice of tissue types throughout their larval lifetime, 2nd instars preferred to feed on newly emerging trifoliates and early developing pods, consuming on average 51 and 38%, respectively, of each tissue type.
Real-time feedback informs the surgeon of changes in tissue type by an audio signal varying in pitch and cadence.
The allografts tissue type segment is expected to reach a market value of US$ 11,633.
But for the transplant to succeed the tissue type of the donor and patient must match extremely closely.
Our study shows, in general, that a change in the number of stem cell divisions in a tissue type is highly correlated with a change in the incidence of cancer in that same tissue," says Vogelstein.
Healthcare company Covidien (NYSE:COV) reported on Wednesday the market availability of an advanced ablation system technology that offers physicians predictable results regardless of the target location or tissue type, overcoming a significant roadblock to predictable ablation of soft tissue.
Contract notice: Supply of mechanical and tissue type heart valves and associated other cardiac surgical implantable items
It is searched every day to try to find donors whose tissue type is a close match to patients needing a lifesaving bone marrow or stem cell transplant.
Over the last 30 years, The Anthony Nolan Trust has grown from the personal crusade of one mother to become a world leader in the field of tissue type analysis and tissue transplant technology.
Six markers indicating tissue type are determined, and the person's name and tissue type are added to the registry.
Cord blood is a rich source of stem cells, a type of cell that can morph into almost any tissue type in the body and replicate.