• Objective To compare the active management of term prelabour rupture of membranes with oral misoprostol with conservative management for 24 hours followed by induction with oxytocin or prostaglandin E-2 (PGE(2)) gel. (elsevier.com)
  • Methods The women were randomised to 50 mug of oral misoprostol repeated every 4 hours, if required, to a maximum of five doses (active group), or to induction of labour with PGE2 gel or oxytocin only if not in spontaneous labour 24 hours after prelabour rupture of membranes (conservative group). (elsevier.com)
  • Main outcome measures Number of women in active labour within 24 hours of the prelabour rupture of membranes, preference of women for any one particular method of management in any subsequent pregnancy with prelabour rupture of membranes. (elsevier.com)
  • Results 93.3% of the active group and 54.8% of the conservative group were in spontaneous labour within 24 hours of the prelabour rupture of membranes (RR 1.7, 95% CI 1.2 to 2.4). (elsevier.com)
  • Of those achieving a vaginal delivery, 72% of the active group did so within 24 hours of the prelabour rupture of membranes as compared with 26.9% of the conservative group (RR 2.7, 95% CI 1.4 to 5.3, P = 0.002). (elsevier.com)
  • Conclusions Active management with oral misoprostol resulted in more women going into labour and delivering within 24 hours of the prelabour rupture of membranes with no increase in maternal or neonatal complications. (elsevier.com)
  • Women tended to view active management of prelabour rupture of membranes more positively. (elsevier.com)
  • Recently, plasma membrane calcium ATPase 4 (PMCA) has been established as a novel mediator of angiogenesis through its role in endothelial cell migration and tubule formation. (bmj.com)
  • There is evidence that the effecter of this hyperpolarization is the plasma membrane calcium ATPase (PMCA), that when activated, expels Ca2+ from the cell. (uvm.edu)
  • When the water breaks early, it is called premature rupture of membranes (PROM). (medlineplus.gov)
  • If the water breaks before the 37th week of pregnancy, it is called preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM). (medlineplus.gov)
  • Preterm premature rupture of membranes at 22-25 weeks' gestation: perinatal and 2-year outcomes within a national population-based study (EPIPAGE-2) Most clinical guidelines state that with early preterm premature rupture of membranes , obstetric and pediatric teams must share a realistic and individualized appraisal of neonatal outcomes with parents and consider their wishes for all decisions. (tripdatabase.com)
  • of membranes , to adequately counsel parents during pregnancy and to reflect on our policies of care at these extreme gestational ages.We sought to describe both perinatal and 2-year outcomes of preterm infants born after preterm premature rupture of membranes at 22-25 weeks' gestation.EPIPAGE-2 is a French national prospective population-based cohort of preterm infants born in 546 maternity units in 2011. (tripdatabase.com)
  • Do preoperative chronic hypertension, preterm premature rupture of membranes , chorioamnionitis, and placental abruption provide warning to this rare occurrence? (tripdatabase.com)
  • Frequency and clinical significance of short cervix in patients with preterm premature rupture of membranes. (tripdatabase.com)
  • Cervical length measurement has been uggested as a useful tool for predicting intra-amniotic infection/inflammation in preterm labor, but little information is available in the setting of preterm premature rupture of membranes (pPROM). (tripdatabase.com)
  • How quickly does labor happen after premature rupture of membranes (PROM)? (medscape.com)
  • Practice Bulletin No. 160: Premature Rupture of Membranes. (medscape.com)
  • Preterm premature rupture of membranes: perspectives surrounding controversies in management. (medscape.com)
  • Comparison between AmniSure placental alpha microglobulin-1 rapid immunoassay and standard diagnostic methods for detection of rupture of membranes. (medscape.com)
  • Pasquier JC, Bujold E. A systematic review of intentional delivery in women with preterm prelabor rupture of membranes. (medscape.com)
  • Hartling L, Chari R, Friesen C, Vandermeer B, Lacaze-Masmonteil T. A systematic review of intentional delivery in women with preterm prelabor rupture of membranes. (medscape.com)
  • Middleton P, Shepherd E, Flenady V, McBain RD, Crowther CA. Planned early birth versus expectant management (waiting) for prelabour rupture of membranes at term (37 weeks or more). (medscape.com)
  • International Multicentre Term Prelabor Rupture of Membranes Study: evaluation of predictors of clinical chorioamnionitis and postpartum fever in patients with prelabor rupture of membranes at term. (medscape.com)
  • Mozurkewich E. Management of premature rupture of membranes at term: an evidence-based approach. (medscape.com)
  • Can platelet count and mean platelet volume during the first trimester of pregnancy predict preterm premature rupture of membranes? (medscape.com)
  • Risk factors for pulmonary hypoplasia in second-trimester premature rupture of membranes. (medscape.com)
  • What is the prevalence of premature preterm rupture of membranes (PROM)? (medscape.com)
  • The distinct behavior of ribosomes synthesizing the inner envelope protein CemA indicates that sorting signals for the thylakoid and envelope membranes are distinguished cotranslationally. (pnas.org)
  • The chloroplast thylakoid membrane is a highly organized, protein-rich, and dynamic membrane system that is the site of the light reactions of photosynthesis ( 1 ). (pnas.org)
  • polyaldehyde having physically bound aldehyde functional groups which are thus bound without significant chemical reaction to substantially all said available surface areas, said polyaldehyde further having unbound aldehyde groups that are free to react with an have an affinity for aldehyde reactive materials, said unbound polyaldehyde groups being in an amount such that the affinity of the membrane for protein is characterized by enhanced specifity and total binding capacity. (google.ca)
  • His research team announced in December 2008 that it had discovered MG53 as a key initiator of membrane repair in damaged tissue, making it the first group to specifically pinpoint a protein responsible for promoting cell repair. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The concept of lateral movement (lateral diffusion) of transmembrane protein complexes can be shown by having students insert a pencil or other object through the membrane and move it around. (accessexcellence.org)
  • A common companion for blotting paper is nitrocellulose membranes, often used for protein and DNA analysis and purifications. (sartorius.com)
  • 200 μg/cm2) Sartorius' nitrocellulose membranes are ideal for western blotting, DNA blotting as well as dot or slot blots, and they have been optimized for superior performance in all protein blotting systems, including electrotransfer, semi-dry or simple capillary blotting applications. (sartorius.com)
  • Polyethersulfone (PES) membrane filters are hydrophilic, high flow rate and low non-specific protein adsorptive membranes. (sartorius.com)
  • Mitochondrial membrane protein-associated neurodegeneration (MPAN) is a disorder of the nervous system. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Dogu O, Krebs CE, Kaleagasi H, Demirtas Z, Oksuz N, Walker RH, Paisán-Ruiz C. Rapid disease progression in adult-onset mitochondrial membrane protein-associated neurodegeneration. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Hartig M, Prokisch H, Meitinger T, Klopstock T. Mitochondrial membrane protein-associated neurodegeneration (MPAN). (medlineplus.gov)
  • The image shows the 3D molecular structure of a membrane-linking protein array (color), extracted from a cryo-tomogram of the native Golgi (greyscale). (innovations-report.com)
  • The way the protein arrays hold two Golgi membranes together is similar to how a zipper works when you put on a jacket", explains PhD student Shoh Asano, co-author of the study. (innovations-report.com)
  • Immunohistochemistry streptavidin-peroxidase (SP) assay was used to detect the protein expression of NLRP3 and caspase-1 in the fetal membrane and placental tissues. (tripdatabase.com)
  • Newswise - A team of scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has discovered the structure of a protein that pinches off tiny pouches from cells' outer membranes. (newswise.com)
  • We have not attempted to include material on all types of plasma and intracellular membranes, but rather have emphasized structures which have been studied relatively thoroughly. (springer.com)
  • Next-generation synthetic biology goals will require a clearer understanding of how to control reticulated membrane structures in order to fabricate the supramolecular structures necessary for advanced synthesis and behaviour. (rsc.org)
  • With recent advances in computational modelling, it is now feasible to model membranes that can deliver realistic representations of multi-lipid assemblies and the interactions of peptides with these structures with atomistic detail seems also within reach. (rsc.org)
  • Although 3D printing technology is not quite well enough developed to yet produce large scale membranes that will be cost competitive with existing products, this work does signal what the future possibilities are with 3D printing, to produce membranes beyond that which are currently available, including controlled complex pore structures, integrated surface patterns and membranes based on nature. (bath.ac.uk)
  • These membranes serve as linings and covering for various body structures, and they also form glands. (wisegeek.com)
  • The connective tissue layer houses nerves and blood vessels that supply the upper layers, and it also binds the membrane to the bodily structures. (wisegeek.com)
  • Furthermore, using membranes enables separations to take place that would be impossible using thermal separation methods. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, it is impossible to separate the constituents of azeotropic liquids or solutes which form isomorphic crystals by distillation or recrystallization but such separations can be achieved using membrane technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • This work is part of the University's Centre for Advanced Separations Engineering (CASE) and is the first time the properties of different 3D printing techniques available to membrane fabrication have been assessed. (bath.ac.uk)
  • Director of the Centre for Advanced Separations Engineering at the University of Bath, Dr Darrell Patterson, commented: "This review is the first to explore the possibility and challenges of using 3D printing for producing separation membranes. (bath.ac.uk)
  • Membrane technology potentially offers lower energy, more sustainable molecular separations that can be applied to a wide range of gas and liquid separations. (bath.ac.uk)
  • Synder's microfiltration membranes are commonly used as pretreatment or clarification step to ultrafiltration and nanofiltration processes, but can also be used to fractionate large macromolecules from smaller ones, such as casein/ whey fractionation in the dairy industry. (synderfiltration.com)
  • Synder's Nanofiltration (NF) membranes: Better Rejection, Greater Flux. (synderfiltration.com)
  • A wide range of full-fit, sanitary spiral membranes for reverse osmosis (RO), nanofiltration (NF), ultrafiltration (UF) and microfiltration (MF) to efficiently recover, purify, fractionate or concentrate products in industries such as food, beverage, dairy, biotech/biobased chemicals and pharma. (alfalaval.com)
  • For example, recently, GE announced a new nanofiltration membrane system to remove seawater sulfate (SWS) from injection water for offshore oil production. (pitchengine.com)
  • CANTON, MASS. - FEBRUARY 06, 2018 - Sika, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes, has published new product-specific Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for its Sarnafil® S 327 and G 410 single-ply PVC roofing membranes. (thomasnet.com)
  • Although the placental membrane is often referred to as the placental barrier , many substances, both helpful and harmful, can cross it to affect the developing embryo. (umich.edu)
  • A semipermeable membrane is a selective barrier, and many such barriers are found in plants and animals. (britannica.com)
  • In the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, MF membranes offer the safety of a physical barrier to remove bacteria and other microbes. (synderfiltration.com)
  • The native pericardium membrane for GBR/GTR with prolonged barrier function. (straumann.com)
  • 2 . The biointerface membrane according to claim 1 , wherein the interconnected cavities and the solid portion are configured to redirect a fibrous tissue contracture in vivo, thereby interfering with formation of a barrier cell layer within or around the membrane. (google.es)
  • 8 . The biointerface membrane according to claim 1 , wherein the bioactive agent comprises an anti-barrier cell agent. (google.es)
  • 9 . The biointerface membrane according to claim 8 , wherein the anti-barrier cell agent is selected from the group consisting of an anti-inflammatory agent, an anti-infective agent, an anesthetic, and mixtures thereof. (google.es)
  • 10 . The biointerface membrane according to claim 8 , wherein the anti-barrier cell agent employs a mechanism configured to speed up a host infiltration of the interconnected cavities by inhibiting at least one of foreign body giant cells and occlusive cell layers. (google.es)
  • 11 . The biointerface membrane according to claim 8 , wherein the anti-barrier cell agent comprises Super Oxide Dismutase Mimetic. (google.es)
  • The cell membrane typically acts as a barrier around the cell, keeping out harmful materials. (newswise.com)
  • With high rejections of hardness, metals, and organic matter, and lower operating pressures than reverse osmosis membranes (0.3-4.0MPa), Synder's NF membranes and systems are the economical option in certain water treatment applications. (synderfiltration.com)
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a specialized type of life support for the heart and lungs. (massgeneral.org)
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a specialized type of life support that can provide circulation and oxygenation when the heart and lungs are not working. (massgeneral.org)
  • The cellulose nitrate membranes are available in different pore sizes from 0.2 μm to 8 μm. (sartorius.com)
  • Available in pore sizes from 0.1 um to 0.45 um and multiple diameters, Sartorius is sure to have a polyethersulfone (PES) membrane filters for nearly your every need. (sartorius.com)
  • Microfiltration (MF) membranes feature the largest pore sizes of Synder's membrane product line, ranging from 800kDa to 0.2µ. (synderfiltration.com)
  • Our spiral membranes cover a broad spectrum of pore sizes for different separation properties. (alfalaval.com)
  • Two primary types of epithelial membranes exist: serous membranes and mucous membranes. (wisegeek.com)
  • Mucous membranes, also called mucosae, are one major type of epithelial membrane. (wisegeek.com)
  • These tiny hairs guard the mucous membranes by grabbing onto particles of dust or other foreign matter. (wisegeek.com)
  • If the organism is abused by overeating, overclothing, or living in too hot houses, or when the body is especially enervated, and is then exposed to low temperatures, or passing from hot houses, hot beds, to cold air--winter --temperature--irritation of the mucous membranes of all exposed canals results, until catarrhal inflammations become a constant state of the most exposed of these membranes. (chestofbooks.com)
  • Catarrhal inflammation of mucous membranes may be considered an index of the state of digestion and assimilation. (chestofbooks.com)
  • Two essays concern the excitable membranes of nerve and muscle cells while the remaining four chapters treat transport across several types of intracellular membranes. (springer.com)
  • This book will be useful in courses focusing on membranes and as a supplementary text in biochemistry courses. (springer.com)
  • Description of different types of transport across membranes. (umh.es)
  • The aim of assignment is to investigate the influence of process conditions (hydrolysis, condensation, reaction time, aging, calcination etc) on the properties and performance of membranes with tailor-made porosity. (utwente.nl)
  • is in contact with a semipermeable membrane -i.e., a thin, porous wall whose porosity is such that some, but not all, of the components in the liquid mixture can pass through the wall. (britannica.com)
  • We report our results on high porosity high-aspect-ratio UNCD membranes fabricated using e-beam lithography, reactive ion etching and laser writing. (nsti.org)
  • The present invention relates to a membrane comprising at least one molecular monolayer composed of low-molecular aromatics and cross-linked in the lateral direction, wherein the membrane has a thickness in the range from 1 to 200 nm and a perforation in the form of openings having a diameter in the range from 0.1 nm to 1 μm, to a method for the production thereof, and to a use thereof. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • The invention relates to a membrane support system which applies tension to the membrane of a sound producing or sound receiving device, such as a speaker or a microphone, respectively. (google.co.uk)
  • This invention relates generally to chemically activated microporous membranes. (google.ca)
  • In addition, substrates including certain membranes have been chemically activated with aldehyde functional groups using methods such as oxidation. (google.ca)
  • A type of microporous membrane which is capable of reacting chemically with soluble or suspended species is the so-called "affinity membrane. (google.ca)
  • Notably, scientists can add patterns of chemically and structurally distinct groups of atoms into the membranes with near atomic-scale precision. (energy.gov)
  • Each organelle is surrounded by a separate membrane whose function is similar to that of plasma membranes, but with a slightly different composition that enables the organelle to perform specific tasks. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The fetal membranes have been used successfully in medical applications for over a century, but we continue to discover new properties of these membranes," said Dr. Rebecca Lim, author of the STEM CELLS Translational Medicine review. (eurekalert.org)
  • The stem cell populations arising from the fetal membranes are plentiful and diverse, while the membrane itself serves as a unique biocompatible scaffold for bioengineering applications. (eurekalert.org)
  • RT-PCR was used to detect the mRNA expression of NLRP3 and caspase-1 in fetal membrane and placental tissues. (tripdatabase.com)
  • Charged vs. uncharged nylon membranes? (bio.net)
  • The protocol I'm looking at specifies uncharged nylon membranes, but the Amersham literature says that their Hybond N+ is the best membrane for RNA blotting (positively charged nylon). (bio.net)
  • The problems of approximate, and exact, controllability of the transient behavior of a system of interconnected, two-dimensional elastic membranes in three dimensional space are considered. (aimsciences.org)
  • Optimal reinforcing networks for elastic membranes. (aimsciences.org)
  • Led by Yushan Yan, Distinguished Professor of Engineering, the research at UD will focus on creating a series of polymer-based hydroxide exchange membranes (HEMs). (udel.edu)
  • The project, "Highly Conductive, Stable and Robust Hydroxide Exchange Membranes Based on Poly (Aryl Piperidinium)," is one of 16 funded through the $37 million program, which is aimed at transforming energy storage and conversion. (udel.edu)
  • Proton-exchange and hydroxyl ion-exchange membranes and membrane electrode assemblies, including cost-effective Nafion replacements particularly for 120 - 180oC and new membranes for alkaline fuel cells, are critical to the widespread use of fuel cells. (aiche.org)
  • Original and review papers on membranes for fuel cell applications are sought, including (1) fuel processing, (2) proton-exchange membranes, (3) hydroxyl ion-exchange membranes, and (4) membrane electrode assemblies. (aiche.org)
  • If working with middle school students, the details of the membrane structure need not be explored in as much depth. (accessexcellence.org)
  • What is the structure of the cell membrane and what unique properties does it have? (accessexcellence.org)
  • This activity can either introduce or culminate a unit on cell transport and cell membrane structure. (accessexcellence.org)
  • Previous class discussions on cell membrane structure (this can vary), 50 minutes for the activity, 20 minutes for follow-up discussion and questions. (accessexcellence.org)
  • Students can explore for themselves how a cell membrane might work and how its structure is related to function. (accessexcellence.org)
  • In an earlier study, he and his team analyzed the three-dimensional structure of EHDs in an inactive form - i.e. not bound to the membrane. (eurekalert.org)
  • A new aspect of cell membrane structure is presented, based on the dynamic clustering of sphingolipids and cholesterol to form rafts that move within the fluid bilayer. (nih.gov)
  • This article describes the occurrence, structure, arrangement and function of bacterial intracytoplasmic membranes (ICMS) including magnetosomes of magnetotactic bacteria, the thylakoids of cyanobacteria and chloroxybacteria, the ICMS of purple bacteria and chemoautotrophic bacteria, the chlorosomes of green bacteria and the anammoxosome of ammonia‐oxidising bacteria. (els.net)
  • Drews G and Golecki JR (1995) Structure, molecular organization, and biosynthesis of membranes by purple bacteria. (els.net)
  • No. 4,037,061 disclose rigidly affixing a loudspeaker membrane to a supporting structure. (google.co.uk)
  • Due to its natural comb-like and multi-layered collagen structure (with an increased content of collagen type III), the botiss Jason® membrane shows a slow degradation, making it the recommended choice in our portfolio particularly for large augmentative procedures. (straumann.com)
  • The unique processing, as well as the open porous/3-dimensional collagen structure of this membrane, are the basis for its application in dental bone and tissue regeneration. (straumann.com)
  • The structure of epithelial membranes is basic. (wisegeek.com)
  • In order to join the Membrane Structure & Function Subgroup, you must be a member of the Society. (biophysics.org)
  • Name: The name of this Group is the Membrane Structure and Assembly Subgroup. (biophysics.org)
  • Special sequence-defined polymers referred to as peptoids can be assembled into two-dimensional membranes (a schematic of the molecular structure and packing is in Fig. a/b). (energy.gov)
  • Repair using peptoid monomers with differing structure and chemistry demonstrated that the lipid-like design of these membranes could essentially be rewritten by inserting patterns of new distinct functional groups into them with nanometer-scale precision to produce multifunctional 2D materials by design. (energy.gov)
  • Membrane systems have been inspired from the structure and the functioning of the living cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • The model is characterized by two essential features: A spatial structure consisting of a hierarchy of membranes (which do not intersect) with objects associated to them. (wikipedia.org)
  • The general rules describing the evolution of the structure: endocytosis (moving an elementary membrane inside a neighbouring membrane) and exocytosis (moving an elementary membrane outside the membrane where it is placed). (wikipedia.org)
  • Mobile membranes represents a formalism which describes the movement of membranes inside a spatial structure by applying rules from a given set of rules R {\displaystyle R} . The mobility is provided by consumption and rewriting of objects. (wikipedia.org)