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Res

1. A property owned by a trust.

2. In law, a matter about which litigation takes place.

In both cases, the word derives from the Latin word meaning "thing."
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Lactosome on second dosage was opsonized by the anti-Lactosome antibody soon after the administration and entrapped by reticuloendothelial system (RES).
capsulatum is an intracellular organism parasitizing the reticuloendothelial system and involving the spleen, liver, kidney, CNS and other organs.
Davis, "Effect of a selected suppression of the reticuloendothelial system on the distribution of model carrier particles," Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol.
Aspects of the lymphoid and reticuloendothelial systems in the plaice-Pleuronectes platessa.
Renal system can excrete nanoparticles up to 5.5 nm, while particles larger than that are mainly taken up by the reticuloendothelial system where they end up in the liver and spleen (20).
They have been detected in the presacral, pararenal and perirenal retroperitoneum, as well as the mediastinum, thorax, liver and stomach.[sup.3] Pathogenesis is unclear but theories include development of embryonic mesenchymal remnants, metaplasia of the reticuloendothelial system and emboli of active bone marrow.[sup.4]
Corticosteroids also block the destruction of platelets coated with antibody by interfering with this particular action in the reticuloendothelial system. (5) In patients with acute bleeding conditions, transfusions for platelet replacement therapy may be administered.
The reticuloendothelial system: a comprehensive treatise.
In order to prolong the presence time of such nanoparticles in blood circulation and hinder their destruction by reticuloendothelial system and phagocytic cells, the method of pegylation was used," Rassoul Dinarvand, head of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Tehran's University of Medical Sciences told Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council.Binding polyethylene glycol bonds upon nanoparticles' surfaces acted as a disguise and made phagocytic cells unable to identify the drug carriers.
Using stored iron requires transferrin, a transporting protein, to shuttle iron from the reticuloendothelial system and gut to the bone marrow.
Damage to red blood cells causes the release of hemoglobin into the plasma and the trapping of damaged erythrocytes by the reticuloendothelial system. Fibrin in the microcirculation eventually results in thrombotic occlusion of the vessels first within the kidneys and later other organs (Ray & Liu, 2001).
Hemophagocytic syndrome or hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a clinical condition characterized by infiltration of the bone marrow and reticuloendothelial system by macrophages and activated histiocytes, leading to uncontrolled phagocytosis of platelets, erythrocytes, lymphocytes and precursor cells.