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Apoptosis and Programmed Cell Death “PCD”

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There are generally 2 ways that human cells can die: They are destroyed through an injury or viral agent The cells induce themselves to commit suicide Cell Death through Injury or Harmful agents Cells in our bodies that have been damaged due to injuries, such as exposure to lethal/toxic chemicals or mechanical damage tend to go through a series of changes …

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Endothelial Cells & The Endothelium Layer

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Human Endothelial cells “EC” are estimated to account for nearly 1 kg of mass in the human body. This mass is about the same as our livers. Endothelial cells are thought to be produced by the splanchnopleuric mesoderm. These vital cells line the insides of all our blood vessels, including microscopic capillaries to larger arteries such as the aorta. The …

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Stromal Vascular Fraction SVF Cells

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Stromal vascular fraction or SVF cells is a medical term that describes a heterogeneous kind of cell that are typically found in adipose “fat” tissue. SVF cells are not the same as “stem cells” and are generally used for cosmetic purposes. These types of cells constitute about 2/3rd of all cells in the human body. The remaining cells are called …

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DNA – Deoxyribonucleic Acid

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DNA is also known as Deoxyribonucleic Acid. DNA is considered to the building block of the body and is found in the nuclei of all cells.  Found inside the nucleus the DNA strands are sets of chromosomes. Each set of chromosomes have a constriction point from where two arms are formed called the centromere. The shorter arm of the chromosome …

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Stromal Cells Role in Immunoregulatory Function

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Stromal cells are the connective tissue cells for all organs in the human body. The most common types these cells in our bodies are Pericytes and Fibroblasts (skin cells) Stromal cells can be found in the: Liver Kidneys Mucous membranes Lymph nodes Prostate Ovaries Bone marrow Adipose Tissue Pancreas The primary function of the stromal cells are to support functions …