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Vessel

A conveyance for the transport of goods by water.

Vessel

A ship or other vehicle of transportation over water. Vessels are important in international commerce. See also: Incoterm.
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Our study shows that these important stem cells can be found as single cells among ordinary endothelial cells in blood vessel walls.
A variety of tests, including nuclear scans, show improved blood flow to the patients' heart muscle, even though the blood vessels created by the treatment are too small to be seen.
About 85 percent of strokes are caused by clots blocking blood vessels in the neck or brain.
However, upon mixing HKa with the tumour cells, the researchers found that the blood vessel formation was inhibited.
Our goal is to take the mouse stem cells and find the conditions that will make the stem cells into smooth muscle cells (myocytes), endothelial cells and fibroblasts, which make up the three layers of a blood vessel.
The drug, TNP-470, is designed to prevent the formation of microscopic blood vessels that cancerous tumors need to grow and move throughout the body, said Dr.
Chemoembolization is a two-stage process involving the injection of a concentrated dose of chemotherapeutic drugs directly into the blood vessels supplying a tumor, followed by the infusion of an embolic agent -- such as BioSphere's patented, proprietary, bioengineered EmboSphere Microspheres -- through a catheter and into the blood vessels that feed a tumor, thus selectively blocking its blood supply.
Similarly, in eye diseases that are characterized by abnormal blood vessel growth, CA4P has been shown in preclinical studies to suppress development and induce regression of these unnecessary blood vessels.
A protein found on red blood cells in sickle-cell disease binds these cells to blood vessel walls, disrupting circulation, a new study suggests.
Then, Maria Rupnick of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston found that drugs designed to starve tumors by thwarting new blood vessel formation, or angiogenesis, also cause dramatic weight loss in obese mice.
After injection, the modified cold virus is designed to ferry the gene into the body's cells where it triggers a process called "angiogenesis" -- new blood vessel growth.
Importantly, they reported that engineered blood vessel specimens cryopreserved using vitrification had viability similar to that of fresh tissue and had contractile capability nearly 83% of fresh blood vessels, compared to less contractility of less than 11% for frozen specimens.