• ANA are antibodies produced by the immune system that bind to the body's own tissues. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Endocrine tissue releases substances into the bloodstream, and substances secreted by exocrine tissues travel through ducts to reach the body's outer surface or interior cavities such as the mouth and vagina. (reference.com)
  • The bone marrow and thymus are primary lymphoid tissues and the sites of lymphocyte development. (nature.com)
  • In addition to the membrane-bound tissue factor, soluble form of tissue factor was also found which results from alternatively spliced tissue factor mRNA transcripts, in which exon 5 is absent and exon 4 is spliced directly to exon 6. (wikipedia.org)
  • A smooth tissue has a smooth form which makes it easier for it to carry out it's involuntary function. (smore.com)
  • Despite the global economic crisis causing a slowdown in growth for other tissue and hygiene products, tissues in Indonesia did not witness significant adverse impact on sales. (marketpublishers.com)
  • From the control of cellular energetics to the processes of organ development and spinal cord regeneration these transformative discoveries are allowing new insights into the basic mechanisms of tissue growth, repair and regeneration in all metazoans and will permit novel approaches to the understanding, treatment and prevention of human disease. (mbl.edu)
  • Smooth tissue has organ and blood vessel walls and moves blood, food and waste. (smore.com)
  • London, Dec 5 (IANS) Damaged liver tissues, which cause scars, can bring on cirrhosis - where the organ is unable to clean blood or produce vital hormones and clotting agents. (thaindian.com)
  • The Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering was established in 2010 through the extraordinary leadership gifts of Millicent Bell and John and Valerie Rowe. (mbl.edu)
  • According to the Davidson College Biology Department, many glandular tissues secrete hormones, but others secrete substances such as sebum, saliva and vaginal lubrication. (reference.com)
  • Three-dimensional or 3D cell cultures are newly developed vital tools used in cell biology research, drug discovery, and tissue engineering. (news-medical.net)
  • Glandular tissues produce chemical substances. (reference.com)
  • The precise amount and composition of these intercellular "cementing" substances varies, depending on the type of tissues. (everything2.com)
  • I think that muscle tissue is the best fit tissue for its location because its different textures and forms allow voluntary and involuntary movement. (smore.com)
  • Identifying and manipulating the receptor called 5-HT2B, they found they could control scarring and promote tissue regeneration. (thaindian.com)
  • Lymphoid tissues are organized structures that support immune responses. (nature.com)
  • I just went through the places they collect, including a kitchen drawer and a basket just inside our entranceway, and found give-away tissues from travel agencies, consumer finance companies, fitness clubs, optical chains, banks and a fair number of drinking establishments. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Just the other day, in Shibuya, a tissue guy didn't offer me one of his packs, and when I put out my hand to ask, he actually refused! (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Figuring tissues would have wider appeal (because everyone has to blow their nose, and carry insurance against public toilets with no tissues), Mori developed the machinery to fold and package tissues into easy-to-carry pocket-size packs. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Japan is still the main market for tissue-pack advertising, but the practice is beginning to spread overseas. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Euromonitor International's Tissues in Hungary report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. (marketpublishers.com)
  • A tissue bank may also refer to a location where biomedical tissue is stored under cryogenic conditions, and is generally used in a more clinical sense. (wikipedia.org)
  • It seems like every time I pass through a major station in Tokyo there is someone handing out free packets of pocket tissues with an advertising insert. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Even now, pocket tissues hardly exist as a retail category in Japan because everyone expects to receive them for free. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • 1932 - Pocket Pack Tissues released. (everything2.com)
  • Why would such a range of organizations use tissues to promote their message? (japantimes.co.jp)