The minute vessels that connect the arterioles and venules.
A highly-sensitive (in the picomolar range, which is 10,000-fold more sensitive than conventional electrophoresis) and efficient technique that allows separation of PROTEINS; NUCLEIC ACIDS; and CARBOHYDRATES. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
A phenomenon in which the surface of a liquid where it contacts a solid is elevated or depressed, because of the relative attraction of the molecules of the liquid for each other and for those of the solid. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The property of blood capillary ENDOTHELIUM that allows for the selective exchange of substances between the blood and surrounding tissues and through membranous barriers such as the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER; BLOOD-AQUEOUS BARRIER; BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER; BLOOD-NERVE BARRIER; BLOOD-RETINAL BARRIER; and BLOOD-TESTIS BARRIER. Small lipid-soluble molecules such as carbon dioxide and oxygen move freely by diffusion. Water and water-soluble molecules cannot pass through the endothelial walls and are dependent on microscopic pores. These pores show narrow areas (TIGHT JUNCTIONS) which may limit large molecule movement.
A dull red, firm, dome-shaped hemangioma, sharply demarcated from surrounding skin, usually located on the head and neck, which grows rapidly and generally undergoes regression and involution without scarring. It is caused by proliferation of immature capillary vessels in active stroma, and is usually present at birth or occurs within the first two or three months of life. (Dorland, 27th ed)
The vascular resistance to the flow of BLOOD through the CAPILLARIES portions of the peripheral vascular bed.
A separation technique which combines LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY and CAPILLARY ELECTROPHORESIS.
A condition characterized by recurring episodes of fluid leaking from capillaries into extra-vascular compartments causing hematocrit to rise precipitously. If not treated, generalized vascular leak can lead to generalized EDEMA; SHOCK; cardiovascular collapse; and MULTIPLE ORGAN FAILURE.
The susceptibility of CAPILLARIES, under conditions of increased stress, to leakage.
The circulation of the BLOOD through the MICROVASCULAR NETWORK.
The blood vessels which supply and drain the RETINA.
The development of new BLOOD VESSELS during the restoration of BLOOD CIRCULATION during the healing process.
Hollow cylindrical objects with an internal diameter that is small enough to fill by and hold liquids inside by CAPILLARY ACTION.
Single pavement layer of cells which line the luminal surface of the entire vascular system and regulate the transport of macromolecules and blood components.
A tissue preparation technique that involves the injecting of plastic (acrylates) into blood vessels or other hollow viscera and treating the tissue with a caustic substance. This results in a negative copy or a solid replica of the enclosed space of the tissue that is ready for viewing under a scanning electron microscope.
A cluster of convoluted capillaries beginning at each nephric tubule in the kidney and held together by connective tissue.
The thin, horny plates that cover the dorsal surfaces of the distal phalanges of the fingers and toes of primates.
The noninvasive microscopic examination of the microcirculation, commonly done in the nailbed or conjunctiva. In addition to the capillaries themselves, observations can be made of passing blood cells or intravenously injected substances. This is not the same as endoscopic examination of blood vessels (ANGIOSCOPY).
Unique slender cells with multiple processes extending along the capillary vessel axis and encircling the vascular wall, also called mural cells. Pericytes are imbedded in the BASEMENT MEMBRANE shared with the ENDOTHELIAL CELLS of the vessel. Pericytes are important in maintaining vessel integrity, angiogenesis, and vascular remodeling.
The circulation of the BLOOD through the LUNGS.
The blood pressure as recorded after wedging a CATHETER in a small PULMONARY ARTERY; believed to reflect the PRESSURE in the pulmonary CAPILLARIES.
The flow of BLOOD through or around an organ or region of the body.
Fractionation of a vaporized sample as a consequence of partition between a mobile gaseous phase and a stationary phase held in a column. Two types are gas-solid chromatography, where the fixed phase is a solid, and gas-liquid, in which the stationary phase is a nonvolatile liquid supported on an inert solid matrix.
A darkly stained mat-like EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX (ECM) that separates cell layers, such as EPITHELIUM from ENDOTHELIUM or a layer of CONNECTIVE TISSUE. The ECM layer that supports an overlying EPITHELIUM or ENDOTHELIUM is called basal lamina. Basement membrane (BM) can be formed by the fusion of either two adjacent basal laminae or a basal lamina with an adjacent reticular lamina of connective tissue. BM, composed mainly of TYPE IV COLLAGEN; glycoprotein LAMININ; and PROTEOGLYCAN, provides barriers as well as channels between interacting cell layers.
Microscopy using an electron beam, instead of light, to visualize the sample, thereby allowing much greater magnification. The interactions of ELECTRONS with specimens are used to provide information about the fine structure of that specimen. In TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY the reactions of the electrons that are transmitted through the specimen are imaged. In SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY an electron beam falls at a non-normal angle on the specimen and the image is derived from the reactions occurring above the plane of the specimen.
A layer of epithelium that lines the heart, blood vessels (ENDOTHELIUM, VASCULAR), lymph vessels (ENDOTHELIUM, LYMPHATIC), and the serous cavities of the body.
Highly specialized EPITHELIAL CELLS that line the HEART; BLOOD VESSELS; and lymph vessels, forming the ENDOTHELIUM. They are polygonal in shape and joined together by TIGHT JUNCTIONS. The tight junctions allow for variable permeability to specific macromolecules that are transported across the endothelial layer.
The smallest divisions of the arteries located between the muscular arteries and the capillaries.
The minute vessels that collect blood from the capillary plexuses and join together to form veins.
The original member of the family of endothelial cell growth factors referred to as VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTORS. Vascular endothelial growth factor-A was originally isolated from tumor cells and referred to as "tumor angiogenesis factor" and "vascular permeability factor". Although expressed at high levels in certain tumor-derived cells it is produced by a wide variety of cell types. In addition to stimulating vascular growth and vascular permeability it may play a role in stimulating VASODILATION via NITRIC OXIDE-dependent pathways. Alternative splicing of the mRNA for vascular endothelial growth factor A results in several isoforms of the protein being produced.
A highly miniaturized version of ELECTROPHORESIS performed in a microfluidic device.
Microscopy in which television cameras are used to brighten magnified images that are otherwise too dark to be seen with the naked eye. It is used frequently in TELEPATHOLOGY.
Specialized non-fenestrated tightly-joined ENDOTHELIAL CELLS with TIGHT JUNCTIONS that form a transport barrier for certain substances between the cerebral capillaries and the BRAIN tissue.
A hypoperfusion of the BLOOD through an organ or tissue caused by a PATHOLOGIC CONSTRICTION or obstruction of its BLOOD VESSELS, or an absence of BLOOD CIRCULATION.
The carbohydrate-rich zone on the cell surface. This zone can be visualized by a variety of stains as well as by its affinity for lectins. Although most of the carbohydrate is attached to intrinsic plasma membrane molecules, the glycocalyx usually also contains both glycoproteins and proteoglycans that have been secreted into the extracellular space and then adsorbed onto the cell surface. (Alberts et al., Molecular Biology of the Cell, 3d ed, p502)
A value equal to the total volume flow divided by the cross-sectional area of the vascular bed.
A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
A disorder of the skin, the oral mucosa, and the gingiva, that usually presents as a solitary polypoid capillary hemangioma often resulting from trauma. It is manifested as an inflammatory response with similar characteristics to those of a granuloma.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
The movement and the forces involved in the movement of the blood through the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM.
Either of the pair of organs occupying the cavity of the thorax that effect the aeration of the blood.
A pathologic process consisting of the proliferation of blood vessels in abnormal tissues or in abnormal positions.
The taking of a blood sample to determine its character as a whole, to identify levels of its component cells, chemicals, gases, or other constituents, to perform pathological examination, etc.
A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.
The vessels carrying blood away from the capillary beds.
An element with atomic symbol O, atomic number 8, and atomic weight [15.99903; 15.99977]. It is the most abundant element on earth and essential for respiration.
The volume of packed RED BLOOD CELLS in a blood specimen. The volume is measured by centrifugation in a tube with graduated markings, or with automated blood cell counters. It is an indicator of erythrocyte status in disease. For example, ANEMIA shows a low value; POLYCYTHEMIA, a high value.
Disease of the RETINA as a complication of DIABETES MELLITUS. It is characterized by the progressive microvascular complications, such as ANEURYSM, interretinal EDEMA, and intraocular PATHOLOGIC NEOVASCULARIZATION.
Microscopy in which the object is examined directly by an electron beam scanning the specimen point-by-point. The image is constructed by detecting the products of specimen interactions that are projected above the plane of the sample, such as backscattered electrons. Although SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY also scans the specimen point by point with the electron beam, the image is constructed by detecting the electrons, or their interaction products that are transmitted through the sample plane, so that is a form of TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY.
Any of the tubular vessels conveying the blood (arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, and veins).
Treatment process involving the injection of fluid into an organ or tissue.
The barrier between capillary blood and alveolar air comprising the alveolar EPITHELIUM and capillary ENDOTHELIUM with their adherent BASEMENT MEMBRANE and EPITHELIAL CELL cytoplasm. PULMONARY GAS EXCHANGE occurs across this membrane.
Concentration or quantity that is derived from the smallest measure that can be detected with reasonable certainty for a given analytical procedure.
Histochemical localization of immunoreactive substances using labeled antibodies as reagents.
The outer covering of the body that protects it from the environment. It is composed of the DERMIS and the EPIDERMIS.
A strain of albino rat developed at the Wistar Institute that has spread widely at other institutions. This has markedly diluted the original strain.
The finer blood vessels of the vasculature that are generally less than 100 microns in internal diameter.
A layer of the peritoneum which attaches the abdominal viscera to the ABDOMINAL WALL and conveys their blood vessels and nerves.
Cells propagated in vitro in special media conducive to their growth. Cultured cells are used to study developmental, morphologic, metabolic, physiologic, and genetic processes, among others.
The amount of a gas taken up, by the pulmonary capillary blood from the alveolar gas, per minute per unit of average pressure of the gradient of the gas across the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER.
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
Excessive accumulation of extravascular fluid in the lung, an indication of a serious underlying disease or disorder. Pulmonary edema prevents efficient PULMONARY GAS EXCHANGE in the PULMONARY ALVEOLI, and can be life-threatening.
Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.
The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.
Small polyhedral outpouchings along the walls of the alveolar sacs, alveolar ducts and terminal bronchioles through the walls of which gas exchange between alveolar air and pulmonary capillary blood takes place.
Red blood cells. Mature erythrocytes are non-nucleated, biconcave disks containing HEMOGLOBIN whose function is to transport OXYGEN.
Body organ that filters blood for the secretion of URINE and that regulates ion concentrations.
Inflammation of the renal glomeruli (KIDNEY GLOMERULUS) that can be classified by the type of glomerular injuries including antibody deposition, complement activation, cellular proliferation, and glomerulosclerosis. These structural and functional abnormalities usually lead to HEMATURIA; PROTEINURIA; HYPERTENSION; and RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.
An optical source that emits photons in a coherent beam. Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation (LASER) is brought about using devices that transform light of varying frequencies into a single intense, nearly nondivergent beam of monochromatic radiation. Lasers operate in the infrared, visible, ultraviolet, or X-ray regions of the spectrum.
The force that opposes the flow of BLOOD through a vascular bed. It is equal to the difference in BLOOD PRESSURE across the vascular bed divided by the CARDIAC OUTPUT.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
A family of angiogenic proteins that are closely-related to VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR A. They play an important role in the growth and differentiation of vascular as well as lymphatic endothelial cells.
These growth factors are soluble mitogens secreted by a variety of organs. The factors are a mixture of two single chain polypeptides which have affinity to heparin. Their molecular weight are organ and species dependent. They have mitogenic and chemotactic effects and can stimulate endothelial cells to grow and synthesize DNA. The factors are related to both the basic and acidic FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTORS but have different amino acid sequences.
A system of organs and tissues that process and transport immune cells and LYMPH.
Inorganic or organic salts and esters of boric acid.
The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, comprising about 400 breeds, of the carnivore family CANIDAE. They are worldwide in distribution and live in association with people. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1065)
The circulation of blood through the BLOOD VESSELS of the BRAIN.
The study of fluid channels and chambers of tiny dimensions of tens to hundreds of micrometers and volumes of nanoliters or picoliters. This is of interest in biological MICROCIRCULATION and used in MICROCHEMISTRY and INVESTIGATIVE TECHNIQUES.
Volume of circulating BLOOD. It is the sum of the PLASMA VOLUME and ERYTHROCYTE VOLUME.
The rate at which oxygen is used by a tissue; microliters of oxygen STPD used per milligram of tissue per hour; the rate at which oxygen enters the blood from alveolar gas, equal in the steady state to the consumption of oxygen by tissue metabolism throughout the body. (Stedman, 25th ed, p346)
Cell adhesion molecules present on virtually all monocytes, platelets, and granulocytes. CD31 is highly expressed on endothelial cells and concentrated at the junctions between them.
A microanalytical technique combining mass spectrometry and gas chromatography for the qualitative as well as quantitative determinations of compounds.
The species Oryctolagus cuniculus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Rabbits are born in burrows, furless, and with eyes and ears closed. In contrast with HARES, rabbits have 22 chromosome pairs.
An area approximately 1.5 millimeters in diameter within the macula lutea where the retina thins out greatly because of the oblique shifting of all layers except the pigment epithelium layer. It includes the sloping walls of the fovea (clivus) and contains a few rods in its periphery. In its center (foveola) are the cones most adapted to yield high visual acuity, each cone being connected to only one ganglion cell. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of the cardiovascular system, processes, or phenomena; includes the use of mathematical equations, computers and other electronic equipment.
Soluble protein factors generated by activated lymphocytes that affect other cells, primarily those involved in cellular immunity.
Visualization of a vascular system after intravenous injection of a fluorescein solution. The images may be photographed or televised. It is used especially in studying the retinal and uveal vasculature.
A type of stress exerted uniformly in all directions. Its measure is the force exerted per unit area. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Genetically identical individuals developed from brother and sister matings which have been carried out for twenty or more generations or by parent x offspring matings carried out with certain restrictions. This also includes animals with a long history of closed colony breeding.
A chemical system that functions to control the levels of specific ions in solution. When the level of hydrogen ion in solution is controlled the system is called a pH buffer.
The veins and arteries of the HEART.
The large fragment formed when COMPLEMENT C4 is cleaved by COMPLEMENT C1S. The membrane-bound C4b binds COMPLEMENT C2A, a SERINE PROTEASE, to form C4b2a (CLASSICAL PATHWAY C3 CONVERTASE) and subsequent C4b2a3b (CLASSICAL PATHWAY C5 CONVERTASE).
Normal human serum albumin mildly iodinated with radioactive iodine (131-I) which has a half-life of 8 days, and emits beta and gamma rays. It is used as a diagnostic aid in blood volume determination. (from Merck Index, 11th ed)
A vessel that directly interconnects an artery and a vein, and that acts as a shunt to bypass the capillary bed. Not to be confused with surgical anastomosis, nor with arteriovenous fistula.

VEGF is required for growth and survival in neonatal mice. (1/3987)

We employed two independent approaches to inactivate the angiogenic protein VEGF in newborn mice: inducible, Cre-loxP- mediated gene targeting, or administration of mFlt(1-3)-IgG, a soluble VEGF receptor chimeric protein. Partial inhibition of VEGF achieved by inducible gene targeting resulted in increased mortality, stunted body growth and impaired organ development, most notably of the liver. Administration of mFlt(1-3)-IgG, which achieves a higher degree of VEGF inhibition, resulted in nearly complete growth arrest and lethality. Ultrastructural analysis documented alterations in endothelial and other cell types. Histological and biochemical changes consistent with liver and renal failure were observed. Endothelial cells isolated from the liver of mFlt(1-3)-IgG-treated neonates demonstrated an increased apoptotic index, indicating that VEGF is required not only for proliferation but also for survival of endothelial cells. However, such treatment resulted in less significant alterations as the animal matured, and the dependence on VEGF was eventually lost some time after the fourth postnatal week. Administration of mFlt(1-3)-IgG to juvenile mice failed to induce apoptosis in liver endothelial cells. Thus, VEGF is essential for growth and survival in early postnatal life. However, in the fully developed animal, VEGF is likely to be involved primarily in active angiogenesis processes such as corpus luteum development.  (+info)

Microvessels from Alzheimer's disease brains kill neurons in vitro. (2/3987)

Understanding the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease is of widespread interest because it is an increasingly prevalent disorder that is progressive, fatal, and currently untreatable. The dementia of Alzheimer's disease is caused by neuronal cell death. We demonstrate for the first time that blood vessels isolated from the brains of Alzheimer's disease patients can directly kill neurons in vitro. Either direct co-culture of Alzheimer's disease microvessels with neurons or incubation of cultured neurons with conditioned medium from microvessels results in neuronal cell death. In contrast, vessels from elderly nondemented donors are significantly (P<0.001) less lethal and brain vessels from younger donors are not neurotoxic. Neuronal killing by either direct co-culture with Alzheimer's disease microvessels or conditioned medium is dose- and time-dependent. Neuronal death can occur by either apoptotic or necrotic mechanisms. The microvessel factor is neurospecific, killing primary cortical neurons, cerebellar granule neurons, and differentiated PC-12 cells, but not non-neuronal cell types or undifferentiated PC-12 cells. Appearance of the neurotoxic factor is decreased by blocking microvessel protein synthesis with cycloheximide. The neurotoxic factor is soluble and likely a protein, because its activity is heat labile and trypsin sensitive. These findings implicate a novel mechanism of vascular-mediated neuronal cell death in Alzheimer's disease.  (+info)

Angiosarcomas express mixed endothelial phenotypes of blood and lymphatic capillaries: podoplanin as a specific marker for lymphatic endothelium. (3/3987)

Angiosarcomas apparently derive from blood vessel endothelial cells; however, occasionally their histological features suggest mixed origin from blood and lymphatic endothelia. In the absence of specific positive markers for lymphatic endothelia the precise distinction between these components has not been possible. Here we provide evidence by light and electron microscopic immunohistochemistry that podoplanin, a approximately 38-kd membrane glycoprotein of podocytes, is specifically expressed in the endothelium of lymphatic capillaries, but not in the blood vasculature. In normal skin and kidney, podoplanin colocalized with vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-3, the only other lymphatic marker presently available. Complementary immunostaining of blood vessels was obtained with established endothelial markers (CD31, CD34, factor VIII-related antigen, and Ulex europaeus I lectin) as well as podocalyxin, another podocytic protein that is also localized in endothelia of blood vessels. Podoplanin specifically immunolabeled endothelia of benign tumorous lesions of undisputed lymphatic origin (lymphangiomas, hygromas) and was detected there as a 38-kd protein by immunoblotting. As paradigms of malignant vascular tumors, poorly differentiated (G3) common angiosarcomas (n = 8), epitheloid angiosarcomas (n = 3), and intestinal Kaposi's sarcomas (n = 5) were examined for their podoplanin content in relation to conventional endothelial markers. The relative number of tumor cells expressing podoplanin was estimated and, although the number of cases in this preliminary study was limited to 16, an apparent spectrum of podoplanin expression emerged that can be divided into a low-expression group in which 0-10% of tumor cells contained podoplanin, a moderate-expression group with 30-60% and a high-expression group with 70-100%. Ten of eleven angiosarcomas and all Kaposi's sarcomas showed mixed expression of both lymphatic and blood vascular endothelial phenotypes. By double labeling, most podoplanin-positive tumor cells coexpressed endothelial markers of blood vessels, whereas few tumor cells were positive for individual markers only. From these results we conclude that (1) podoplanin is a selective marker of lymphatic endothelium; (2) G3 angiosarcomas display a quantitative spectrum of podoplanin-expressing tumor cells; (3) in most angiosarcomas, a varying subset of tumor cells coexpresses podoplanin and endothelial markers of blood vessels; and (4) all endothelial cells of Kaposi's sarcomas expressed the lymphatic marker podoplanin.  (+info)

Microvascular function relates to insulin sensitivity and blood pressure in normal subjects. (4/3987)

BACKGROUND: A strong but presently unexplained inverse association between blood pressure and insulin sensitivity has been reported. Microvascular vasodilator capacity may be a common antecedent linking insulin sensitivity to blood pressure. To test this hypothesis, we studied 18 normotensive and glucose-tolerant subjects showing a wide range in insulin sensitivity as assessed with the hyperinsulinemic, euglycemic clamp technique. METHODS AND RESULTS: Blood pressure was measured by 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. Videomicroscopy was used to measure skin capillary density and capillary recruitment after arterial occlusion. Skin blood flow responses after iontophoresis of acetylcholine and sodium nitroprusside were evaluated by laser Doppler flowmetry. Insulin sensitivity correlated with 24-hour systolic blood pressure (24-hour SBP; r=-0.50, P<0.05). Capillary recruitment and acetylcholine-mediated vasodilatation were strongly and positively related to insulin sensitivity (r=0.84, P<0.001; r=0.78, P<0.001, respectively), and capillary recruitment was inversely related to 24-hour SBP (r=-0.53, P<0.05). Waist-to-hip ratio showed strong associations with insulin sensitivity, blood pressure, and the measures of microvascular function but did not confound the associations between these variables. Subsequent regression analysis showed that the association between insulin sensitivity and blood pressure was not independent of the estimates of microvascular function, and part of the variation in both blood pressure (R2=38%) and insulin sensitivity (R2=71%) could be explained by microvascular function. CONCLUSIONS: Insulin sensitivity and blood pressure are associated well within the physiological range. Microvascular function strongly relates to both, consistent with a central role in linking these variables.  (+info)

Endothelin up-regulation and localization following renal ischemia and reperfusion. (5/3987)

BACKGROUND: Endothelin (ET), a potent vasoconstrictor, is known to play a role in ischemic acute renal failure. Although preproET-1 (ppET-1) mRNA is known to be up-regulated following ischemia/reperfusion injury, it has not been determined which component of the injury (ischemia or reperfusion) leads to initial gene up-regulation. Likewise, although ET-1 peptide expression has been localized in the normal kidney, its expression pattern in the ischemic kidney has not been determined. Therefore, the purpose of this study was twofold: (a) to determine whether ischemia alone or ischemia plus reperfusion is required for the up-regulation of ppET-1 mRNA to occur, and (b) to localize ET-1 peptide expression following ischemia in the rat kidney to clarify better the role of ET in the pathophysiology of ischemia-induced acute renal failure. METHODS: Male Lewis rats underwent clamping of the right renal vascular pedicle for either 30 minutes of ischemia (group 1), 60 minutes of ischemia (group 2), 30 minutes of ischemia followed by 30 minutes of reperfusion (group 3), or 60 minutes of ischemia followed by three hours of reperfusion (group 4). The contralateral kidney acted as a control. ppET-1 mRNA up-regulation and ET-1 peptide expression were examined using the reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction and immunohistochemistry, respectively. RESULTS: Reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction yielded a control (nonischemic) value of 0.6 +/- 0.2 densitometric units (DU) of ppET-1 mRNA in the kidney. Group 1 levels (30 min of ischemia alone) were 1.8 +/- 0.4 DU, a threefold increase (P < 0.05). Group 2 levels (60 min of ischemia alone) increased almost six times above baseline, 3.5 +/- 0.2 DU (P < 0.01), whereas both group 3 and group 4 (ischemia plus reperfusion) did not experience any further significant increases in mRNA levels (1.9 +/- 0.4 DU and 2.8 +/- 0.6 DU, respectively) beyond levels in group 1 or 2 animals subjected to similar ischemic periods. ET-1 peptide expression in the ischemic kidneys was significantly increased over controls and was clearly localized to the endothelium of the peritubular capillary network of the kidney. CONCLUSIONS: Initial ET-1 gene up-regulation in the kidney occurs secondary to ischemia, but reperfusion most likely contributes to sustaining this up-regulation. The marked increase of ET-1 in the peritubular capillary network suggests that ET-induced vasoconstriction may have a pathophysiological role in ischemic acute tubular necrosis.  (+info)

Inhibition of effects of flow on potassium permeability in single perfused frog mesenteric capillaries. (6/3987)

1. We have investigated the effects of various potential inhibitors on flow-dependent K+ permeability (PK) of single perfused mesenteric microvessels in pithed frogs. 2. Neither superfusion with a nitric oxide synthase inhibitor, NG-monomethyl-L-arginine (10 or 100 micromol l-1), nor the addition of indomethacin (30 micromol l-1) to both perfusate and superfusate reduced the positive correlation between PK and flow velocity (U). 3. In the presence of agents known to raise intracellular levels of adenosine 3',5'-cyclic monophosphate (noradrenaline, 8-bromo-cAMP and a combination of forskolin and rolipram) the slope of the relation between PK and U was no longer significant, so that PK was no longer flow dependent. 4. These results confirm that the flow dependence of PK is a biological process and not an artefact of measurement and suggest a role for intracellular cAMP rather than nitric oxide or prostacyclin in the flow-dependent modulation of PK in frog mesenteric microvessels.  (+info)

Polyol formation and NADPH-dependent reductases in dog retinal capillary pericytes and endothelial cells. (7/3987)

PURPOSE: Dogs fed a diet containing 30% galactose experience retinal vascular changes similar to those in human diabetic retinopathy, with selective pericyte loss as an initial lesion. In the present study the relationship among reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH)-dependent reductases, polyol formation, and flux through the polyol pathway in cultured dog retinal capillary cells were investigated. METHODS: Pericytes and endothelial cells were cultured from retina of beagle dogs. NADPH-dependent reductases were characterized by chromatofocusing after gel filtration. Sugars in cultured cells were analyzed by gas chromatography, and flux through the polyol pathway was investigated by 19F nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) with 3-fluoro-3-deoxy-D-glucose (3FG) as a substrate. The presence of aldose reductase and sorbitol dehydrogenase in these cells was examined by northern blot analysis. RESULTS: Two distinct peaks corresponding to aldose reductase and aldehyde reductase, the latter being dominant, were observed in pericytes by chromatofocusing. Culture in medium containing either 10 mM D-galactose or 30 mM D-glucose resulted in the accumulation of sugar alcohol in pericytes that was markedly reduced by aldose reductase inhibitors. 19F NMR spectra obtained from pericytes cultured for 5 days in medium containing 2 mM 3FG displayed the marked accumulation of 3-fluoro-deoxysorbitol but not 3-fluoro-deoxyfructose. No 3FG metabolism was observed in similarly cultured endothelial cells. With northern blot analysis, aldose reductase was detected in pericytes but not in endothelial cells. Sorbitol dehydrogenase was below the detectable limit in pericytes and endothelial cells. CONCLUSIONS: Aldose, aldehyde, and glyceraldehyde reductases are present in dog retinal capillary pericytes, with aldehyde reductase being the major reductase present. Polyol accumulation easily occurs in pericytes but not in endothelial cells.  (+info)

VEGF deprivation-induced apoptosis is a component of programmed capillary regression. (8/3987)

The pupillary membrane (PM) is a transient ocular capillary network, which can serve as a model system in which to study the mechanism of capillary regression. Previous work has shown that there is a tight correlation between the cessation of blood flow in a capillary segment and the appearance of apoptotic capillary cells throughout the segment. This pattern of cell death is referred to as synchronous apoptosis (Lang, R. A., Lustig, M., Francois, F., Sellinger, M. and Plesken, H. (1994) Development 120, 3395-3404; Meeson, A., Palmer, M., Calfon, M. and Lang, R. A. (1996) Development 122, 3929-3938). In the present study, we have investigated whether the cause of synchronous apoptosis might be a segmental deficiency of either oxygen or a survival factor. Labeling with the compound EF5 in a normal PM indicated no segmental hypoxia; this argued that oxygen deprivation was unlikely to be the cause of synchronous apoptosis. When rat plasma was used as a source of survival factors in an in vitro PM explant assay, inhibition of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) all but eliminated the activity of plasma in suppressing apoptosis. This argued that VEGF was an important plasma survival factor. Furthermore, inhibition of VEGF in vivo using fusion proteins of the human Flk-1/KDR receptor resulted in a significantly increased number of capillaries showing synchronous apoptosis. This provides evidence that VEGF is necessary for endothelial cell survival in this system and in addition, that VEGF deprivation mediated by flow cessation is a component of synchronous apoptosis.  (+info)

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A fine mesh-like network of tiny blind-ended tubes distributed in the tissue spaces and just under the skin. The smallest lymphatic vessels which associate with capillary beds of the cardiovascular system. These are larger than vascular capillaries in diameter, but with thinner walls made of overlapping endothelial cells which allow fluid and proteins to enter, but prevent their escape. Fluid reabsorption begins in the lymph capillaries that are throughout the body near blood capillaries. Lymph capillaries are small microscopic tubes that collect extracellular fluid. The walls of lymph capillaries comprise loosely joined cells. The overlapping edges of the cells form mini-valves that allow extracellular fluid to pass into the capillary and prevent fluid from flowing back into the tissue. Unlike blood capillaries, lymph capillaries are blind-end tubes that lead away from the tissue. ...
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ABSTRACT: In order to study the neonatal microcirculation, the capillary hemodynamics in skin was investigated in 43 full-term infants 2-7 days after birth. The nailfold capillaries of the thumb were visualized by means of television microscopy and the capillary blood cell velocity (CBV) was videophotometrically quantified in 107 microvessels. The skin temperature, mean arterial blood pressure, and heel puncture hematocrit were measured simultaneously to evaluate any relation with the CBV. The mean CBV in all infants was 0.38 ± 0.21 mm/s, with a range of 0.04 to 1.2 mm/s in individual capillaries. There was no correlation between CBV and skin temperature (27-33° C), mean arterial blood pressure (44-68 mm Hg), or postnatal age. However, a significant correlation was found between the log CBV and the skin prick hematocrit (r = −0.64, p | 0.001). It is concluded that the mean CBV during the 1st wk of life is not significantly different from the capillary velocity reported in adults. Normal variations
A multiple capillary analyzer allows detection of light from multiple capillaries with a reduced number of interfaces through which light must pass in detecting light emitted from a sample being analyzed, using a modified sheath flow cuvette. A linear or rectangular array of capillaries is introduced into a rectangular flow chamber. Sheath fluid draws individual sample streams through the cuvette. The capillaries are closely and evenly spaced and held by a transparent retainer in a fixed position in relation to an optical detection system. Collimated sample excitation radiation is applied simultaneously across the ends of the capillaries in the retainer. Light emitted from the excited sample is detected by the optical detection system. The retainer is provided by a transparent chamber having inward slanting end walls. The capillaries are wedged into the chamber. One sideways dimension of the chamber is equal to the diameter of the capillaries and one end to end dimension varies from, at the top of the
For centuries it has been known that wetting liquids penetrate porous materials if the pores are sufficiently small. In some cases the liquid penetration is desired, like in kitchen paper or diapers, in other systems the penetration should be minimised or avoided, like in water repellent textiles or paper printing. Either way capillary flow has been studied extensively starting from smooth to rough surfaces and from single capillaries to porous systems. However, one field, which is lacking attention is the behaviour of capillary flow in porous gels. How does a semi-solid material influence capillary flow? Possible applications could be to absorb solutes or cell solutions in porous gels with the aim to get an even distribution of those. In this thesis alginate and agarose gels are used to study capillary flow. A thorough study of the gel characteristics including rheology measurements and investigation of the microstructure using two different gelation mechanisms gave the basis to study capillary action
Recent studies have revealed that functional hyperemia is initiated in capillaries (14, 15) and that RBCs themselves can act as oxygen-sensing regulators to control capillary RBC velocity in response to local PO2 changes (15). However, the underlying mechanisms of how PO2 could modulate RBC velocity in capillaries are unknown. Experimental findings presented here implicate that deoxyHb-band 3 interactions in RBCs are the molecular switch that responds to local PO2 changes and controls RBC deformability and consequently RBC capillary velocity. Evidently, we showed that (i) while ex vivo capillary velocity and deformation of mRBC-WT and mRBC-subst 1-35 exhibited a linear relation with local PO2 changes, RBCs from transgenic mice that had enhanced or weakened deoxyHb-band 3 interactions showed capillary velocity and deformation independent of PO2. RBCs with enhanced deoxyHb-band 3 interactions showed higher capillary velocity and deformability compared to RBCs that had weakened deoxyHb-band 3 ...
A capillary gate mechanism regulates flow resistance efficiently, because pressures, flows, and turbulence are minimal in capillaries, and capillary surface area is greater than that of all larger vessels combined.(1-5) Sympathetic nervous activity releases von Willebrand Factor (VWF) from the capillary endothelium; VWF increases factor VIII activity, which generates insoluble fibrin in the capillary lumen to increase flow resistance (aka viscosity, or systemic vascular resistance). Parasympathetic nervous innervation releases nitric oxide (NO) from the capillary endothelium, which binds to Ca+, inhibits thrombin, accelerates the disintegration of insoluble fibrin, and reduces flow resistance (aka nitrergic neurogenic vasodilation) Hypoxia and hypercarbia open the capillary gate by releasing nitric oxide from the capillary endothelium.(6) The capillary gate mechanism governs cardiac output, cardiac efficiency, tissue perfusion, tissue oxygenation, and organ function. Its activity affects the ...
discrimination of different flow pattern changes within muscle. Three in vitro models were used: (i) bulk flow rate was varied within a single length of capillary tubing; (ii) at constant bulk flow, capillary volume was increased 3-fold by joining lengths of capillary in series, and compared to a single length; and (iii) at constant bulk flow, capillary volume was increased by sharing flow between a number of lengths of identical capillaries in parallel. The contrast medium for CEU was gas-filled albumin microbubbles. Pulsing interval (time) versus acoustic-intensity curves were constructed and from these, capillary volume and capillary filling rate were calculated. CEU estimates of capillary volume were not affected by changes in bulk flow. Furthermore, as CEU estimates of capillary volume increased, measures of capillary filling rate decreased, regardless of whether capillaries were connected in series or parallel. Therefore, CEU can detect a change in filling rate of the microvascular volume ...
1 Preparation of glass capillary tubes. Glass capillary tubes (Hilgenberg GmbH,D-34321 Malsfeld; article no. 1400290, Sodaklarglas, length 90 mm, O. D. 1,4 mm, wall 0.261 mm) are rinsed several times in demineralized water, dried, stored in test tubes and autoclaved at 121 C for 20 min, but may be used also without prior washing.. 2 Preparation of capillary holders and plastic straws. For storing the capillaries aluminium tubes or polypropylene tubes are used. They are labelled with the number of the strain preserved by special ink markers (Nalgene Cryo-Marker). If capillaries of more than one strain are to be stored in the same capillary holder, the capillaries are colour coded by putting them into PVC straws cut to length and squeezed together at one end. The accession no. of the strain(s) is written on the straws and the capillary holder. The straws (2 mm in diameter) are available in different colours from A. Albrecht GmbH & Co. KG, D-88323 Aulendorf.. 3 Suspending medium and ...
Blood capillaries are under some pressure from within and from without. As a result, some fluid, whose composition will be discussed later, leaks out. If this fluid were to accumulate in tissues and organs, there would a swelling of the body called oedema.
Your capillaries are the smallest blood vessels in your body that connect arteries to veins. When these capillaries narrow or widen to quickly, the thin capillary walls can tear, and blood can seep out, giving your skin the appearance of thin red or purple lines. While these lines often are not painful, they can be displeasing in appearance, which is why treatments, such as laser treatments are used to remove them.. Broken Capillary Causes. Broken capillaries occur where the skin is the most thin or sensitive, such as the face-especially the cheeks and nose. Events such as hot weather, strong winds, a sunburn, pressure or trauma to the face or other conditions, such as rosacea, can cause broken capillaries. Dry skin also is considered more at risk for broken capillaries.. Lasers and Capillaries. For those who suffer from broken capillaries, lasers are used to deliver targeted treatment to the skin. Laser light energy is concentrated on the targeted vein. Energy is then transferred from the laser ...
Development of a microfluidic chip as artificial blood capillary vessel with integrated impedance sensors for applications in cancer ...
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Capillaries are the smallest of blood vessels. They serve to distribute oxygenated blood from arteries to the tissues of the body and to feed deoxygenated blood from the tissues back into the veins. The capillaries are thus a central component in the circulatory system, essentially between the arteries and the veins. When pink areas of skin are compressed, this causes blanching because blood is pressed out of the capillaries. The blood is the fluid in the body that contains, among other elements, the red blood cells (erythrocytes) that carry the oxygen and give the blood its red color. See also: * Blood Glossary ...
Capillaries are the smallest of blood vessels. They serve to distribute oxygenated blood from arteries to the tissues of the body and to feed deoxygenated blood from the tissues back into the veins. The capillaries are thus a central component in the circulatory system, essentially between the arteries and the veins. When pink areas of skin are compressed, this causes blanching because blood is pressed out of the capillaries. The blood is the fluid in the body that contains, among other elements, the red blood cells (erythrocytes) that carry the oxygen and give the blood its red color. See also: * Blood Glossary ...
Capillaries are the smallest blood vessels in the body. These vessels are the sites of exchange between the circulating blood and the body tissues. These vessels are not only very small in diameter, but they have walls that are only a single thin cell in thickness. This is what allows them to be such efficient exchange sites ...
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Endothelin-1 (ET-1) is a novel vasoconstricting and cardiotonic peptide that is synthesized by the vascular endothelium. Bovine aortic endothelial cells which secrete ET in vitro lack membrane receptor sites for the peptide. Endothelial cells from rat brain microvessels that do not secrete ET in vitro express large amounts of high-affinity receptors for 125I-labelled ET-1 (Kd 0.8 nM). The ET receptor is recognized by sarafotoxin S6b and the different ET peptides with the following order of potency: ET-1 (Kd 0.5 nM) approximately equal to ET-2 (Kd 0.7 nM) greater than sarafotoxin S6b (Kd 27 nM) greater than ET-3 (Kd 450 nM). This structure-activity relationship is different from those found in vascular smooth muscle cells, renal cells and cardiac cells. ET-1 stimulates DNA synthesis in brain capillary endothelial cells. It is more potent than basic fibroblast growth factor. The action of ET on endothelial cells from microvessels involves phosphatidylinositol hydrolysis and intracellular Ca2+ ...
different types of blood vessels in the body The Types of Blood Vessels in Your Body Arteries. Arteries are elastic vessels that transport blood away from the heart. Veins. Veins are elastic vessels that transport blood to the heart. Capillaries. Capillaries are extremely small vessels located within the tissues Sinusoids. Sinusoids are different types of blood vessels in the body There are four different types of blood vessels arteries, veins, capillaries and sinusoids. Arteries carry blood from the heart to the tissues of the body while veins carry What are the three types of blood vessels and their functions? Arteries. Arteries carry blood away from the heart. The largest is the aorta. Veins. Veins are large blood vessels which carry blood back to the heart. Capillaries. Capillaries are the smallest blood vessels. Why not sign up to one different types of blood vessels in the body Chapter Review. Blood pumped by the heart flows through a series of vessels known as arteries, arterioles, capillaries,
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What are broken capillaries?. Well for starters, the term broken is actually inaccurate. Broken capillaries are caused when you get a bruise from injury to the skin.. The little red blood vessels that are found in different areas of the face (most commonly the nose, cheeks and chin) are actually permanently dilated capillaries. These are common in lighter, fairer skin types of western European descent (Irish, Scottish). If you have visible capillaries around the corners of the nose (little red, squiggle marks) and nowhere else, these may not be the same - these can be caused simply from blowing your nose from colds and allergies that put pressure on the capillaries.. Where do they come from?. Capillary walls are very elastic, and through repeated dilating from hot showers, spicy foods, microdermabrasion, intense exercise, alcohol, or merely just genetics, they no longer have the ability to contract, remaining visibly enlarged…. Why the difference in colors?. These capillaries form in two ...
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Author(s): Tran, Edward Duc | Abstract: Recent evidence suggests that endothelial apoptosis may be a mechanism for capillary rarefaction in hypertensives. The objective of this study is to examine the early phase of cell apoptosis and capillary blood flow in single capillaries of the rat mesentery in the spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR) and its normotensive control, the Wistar-Kyoto (WKYs) rat. Since hypertension in the SHR is critically dependent on glucocorticoids, the animals were treated with a synthetic glucocorticoid, dexamethasone (DEX), by intraperitoneal injection and by superfusion. Capillaries with single file flow of cells in mesentery were observed in-vivo at high resolution during a period of that leads to permanent stasis without central pressure reduction. Propidium iodide (PI) was used as a marker to detect apoptosis. Continuous observation of apoptotic cells showed that permanent stasis in capillaries is initiated by the entrapment of leukocytes at the location of an endothelial
Tumors cells need a rich blood supply in order to grow and metastasize. Angiogenesis (Angio-blood, genesis-creation) is the process by which new blood vessels, called capillaries are formed. Capillaries are lined with endothelial cells. Normal angiogenesis occurs under very tight physiological regulation when stimulators and inhibitors work in balance with each other. Normally the proliferation…
Red blood cells in a capillary (human central nervous system), coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM). Red blood cells (RBCs), or erythrocytes, are the most common type of blood cell in vertebrates. They are involved in delivering oxygen to the body tissue. RBCs take up oxygen in the lungs or gills and release it into tissues while squeezing through the bodys capillaries. The cytoplasm of RBCs is rich in haemoglobin, an iron-containing biomolecule that can bind oxygen and is responsible for the red color of the cells. The cell membrane is composed of proteins and lipids and this structure provides properties essential for physiological cell function (deformability and stability) while traversing the circulatory system, especially the capillary network. In humans, mature RBCs are flexible and oval biconcave disks. Capillaries are the small blood vessels that make up the microcirculation of the human body. Magnification: x2,130 when shortest - Stock Image C032/0833
Specimen: Capillary Blood. Container(s): Capillary Blood Gas Tube. Preferred Vol: 2 Capillary Blood Gas Tubes. (EPOC capillary tubes are not acceptable). Minimum Vol: 2 Capillary Blood Gas Tubes. Note: Draw site must be warmed for 10 minutes. Fill the tube completely with no air bubbles and mix thoroughly to dissolve and disperse the heparin. Cap it securely. Deliver to the Lab on ice.. ...
As blood enters capillaries from arterioles (small arteries), it slows down. This allows substances in the plasma, as well as O2 from red blood cells, to diffuse through the capillary wall into the surrounding tissues (the capillary wall is thin and permeable ...
The walls of capillaries are composed of a single layer of microvascular endothelial cells. These cells differ in morphology and other properties depending on the tissues the capillaries supply. Therefore,Creative Bioarray offers a range of Microvascular Endothelial Cells produced at Creative Bioarrays cell culture facility from normal human tissues of different origins ...
These lines are to imitate the blood capillary network structure, which main function is to exchange the fluids and provide nutritional substances despite the gravity. Structures of this type occur in plants as well as animals and human organisms. Capillaries are also used in modern technologies ...
Capillaries are composed of a microscopic tubule made from a continuous layer of endothelial cells surrounded by a layer of connective tissue for support. In arteries, the contractile outer layer is formed by vascular smooth muscle cells. These smooth muscle cells contribute to regulating blood pressure in the capillaries. Capillaries also contain a ring-like sphincter of smooth muscle at their opening which regulates blood flow into the capillaries.. Capillary beds are optimized for blood/tissue exchange of nutrients, gases (such as oxygen) and migrating immune cells. The smaller diameter of capillaries and the slower blood flow through them means that nearly all of the blood comes into contact with the walls of the tubule. Capillary endothelial cells thus have greater access to circulating cytokines than the endothelial cells of the larger arteries and veins. During inflammation, elevated levels of IL-6, like TNF, induce vascular relaxation, leakiness of plasma fluids, and increased migration ...
Visible, cracked capillaries, visible veins, painful and swollen feet - are the problems that most women have. Primarily, this is an aesthetic problem for each of us, but, nevertheless, it is a sign that the blood vessels are weakened, mostly because of external factors, and partly because of the Internal.. The more I searched, I could not find a specific cause. I would say that this is a problem like cellulite, the causes are different with each woman. In fact, I do not know a woman who does not have burst capillaries on her legs. I had that problem for 20 years. I follow whats going on, and I see that the capillaries are not spreading quickly, but they have spread significantly in the last 3 months, because I have been standing a lot and have walked into some kind of medical flip-flops, which I highly doubt are good.. Standing, sitting and uncomfortable shoes with too high or low heels will only accelerate the process of varicose veins. Pregnancy also, in my case everything started during the ...
An easily-assembled, heat-resistant connector for releasably joining end portions of two capillary tubes in end-to-end fashion for use in chromatography without interrupting fluid flow or interfering with chromatographic results, comprises a cylindrical sleeve which has a bore which tapers toward a center point to form press-fit seals with the tips of two capillary tubes. A first ferrule is mounted on the end portion of a first capillary tube, and a second ferrule is mounted on the end portion of a second capillary tube. A jacket surrounds and contains the sleeve, and a first adjustment screw mounted on the jacket pushes against the first ferrule to deform the ferrule into sealing contact with the outside surface of the first capillary tube and with the inside surface of the sleeve. A second adjustment screw mounted on the jacket pushes against the second ferrule to deform the ferrule into sealing contact with the outside surface of the second capillary tube and with the inside surface of the
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We present adaptive micro-scale Particle Image Velocimetry (μPIV) technique for visualization of the capillary network blood flow microcirculation. The main idea of our method is a centering of the interrogation regions (IR) of the μPIV technique via capillary network masks. These masks were obtained by the algorithm of Niblack local binarization of the capillary network images for the each frame. Due to the inhomogeneous of red blood cells (RBCs) distribution, we have summarized the masks across a whole series of masks. The blood flow velocity map was measured within the limits of the resulting the mask. We illustrate step-by-step the blood flow velocity measurement method and we reconstruct velocity map for chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) of chicken embryo ...
In Human Anatomy and Physiology What do capillaries do? Capillaries are small blood vessels connecting the little arteries (arterioles) into the compact veins (venules). The blood vessels have oxygen and nutrients to each of the individ…ual cells in the body. The human capillary procedure is built up of arteries with their terminal branches (arterioles) and veins additionally their tributaries (venules ...
Capillaries are small blood vessels that transport nutrients throughout our bodies and help carry out waste. The strength of the capillary walls is an...
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Exchange of substances between blood capillaries and the interstitial fluid of tissues is regulated by hydrostatic pressure and osmotic pressure. Fluid leaves the blood capillaries at the arteriolar end of a capillaries. About 90% of this fluid reenters capillaries at their venular ends. The remaining fluid is returned to the blood through lymphatic system ...
Author: Dirnagl, U. et al.; Genre: Journal Article; Published in Print: 1990; Title: In vivo confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM): laser light induced alterations of erythrocyte flow in rat brain capillaries sensitized with intravascular fluorescein
Telemonitoring of Capillary Blood Flow in the Human Skin: New Opportunities and Prospects, Fedorovich AA, Drapkina OM, Pronko KN, Sinopalnikov VI & Zemskov VM*
Results Our results show that Ang II (1 nmol/L) induced the expression of VEGF and enhanced capillary formation from endothelial cells in the Matrigel assay. This effect was significantly depressed by the AT1R blocker losartan and different inhibitors (irestatin, IRE1 specific inhibitor; SP600125, JNK specific inhibitor; SB203580, p38 MAPK specific inhibitor) but not by the AT2R blocker PD123319. Next, we investigated the effect of Ang II on the IRE1/JNK/p38 MAPK pathway and the 78 kilodalton glucose regulated protein 78 (GRP78) activity in HUVECs and the role of the AT1 Receptor. The results show that Ang II activated both the IRE1/JNK/p38 MAPK pathway and GRP78 binding activity. These effects were markedly inhibited by the AT1R blocker losartan. The IRE1 specific inhibitor irestatin, the JNK specific inhibitor SP600125, and the p38 MAPK specific inhibitor SB203580 significantly inhibited Ang II-induced capillary formation from endothelial cells and VEGF expression but had no effect on ...
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Lymph capillaries are slightly larger than their counterpart capillaries of the vascular system. Lymph vessels that carry lymph ... Lymph capillaries[edit]. The lymphatic circulation begins with blind ending (closed at one end) highly permeable superficial ... The lymph capillaries drain the lymph to larger contractile lymphatics, which have valves as well as smooth muscle walls. These ... The smallest vessels (lymphatic or lymph capillaries) lack both the muscular layer and the outer adventitia. As they proceed ...
Capillary action[edit]. The nib usually has a tapering or parallel slit cut down its centre, to convey the ink down the nib by ... A capillary filling system was introduced by Parker in the Parker 61 in 1956.[68] There were no moving parts: the ink reservoir ... "Filling System Histories: Capillary Pens - the Perfect Filler?". Richard Binder's Pens. Retrieved 26 July 2016.. ... The ink is taken up and into the feed by way of capillary action (and is often visible in clear demonstrator pens), but is not ...
Capillary electrophoresis[edit]. In capillary electrophoresis, there is no solid matrix. Proteins are separated primarily by ... The sample is injected into a capillary with a negative surface charge. A high current is applied, and negatively charged ... Depending on whether an agarose or capillary method is used, interferences vary. Immunoglobulins consist of heavy chains (IgA, ... or into liquid in a capillary tube, and exposed to an electric current to separate the serum protein components into five major ...
Continuous blood capillaries have the smallest intercellular clefts, with discontinuous blood capillaries having the largest ... However, most of this fluid returns into the capillary at the venous end, creating capillary fluid dynamics. Two opposing ... Most notably, intercellular clefts are described in capillary blood vessels. The three types of capillary blood vessels are ... however cleft lengths have been determined for a series of capillaries. The average cleft length for capillaries is about 20m/ ...
Capillary-action dip pens[edit]. Initially, pens were made by slicing a suitable nib point from the end of a thin, hollow ... natural material which could retain a small reservoir of ink by capillary action. However, these ink reservoirs were relatively ...
Novotny was recognized for the development of PAGE Polyacrylamide Gel-filled Capillaries for Capillary Electrophoresis in 1993 ... PAGE Polyacrylamide Gel-filled Capillaries for Capillary Electrophoresis"; Jan E. Purkynje Memorial Medal of the Czech Academy ... Separation of amino acid homopolymers by capillary gel electrophoresis. Retention indices for programmed-temperature capillary- ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Capillary Column GC". doi:10.1021/ac50042a043. Cite journal requires , ...
Washburn's equation capillary rise method[edit]. Main article: Washburn's equation. In case of a porous materials many issues ... The discrepancies between static and dynamic contact angles are closely proportional to the Capillary number, noted C. a. {\ ... Washburn, Edward W. (1921). "The Dynamics of Capillary Flow". Physical Review. 17 (3): 273. Bibcode:1921PhRv...17..273W. doi: ...
The blood-brain barrier is formed by endothelial cells of the capillary wall, astrocyte end-feet ensheathing the capillary, and ... to blood signals in certain CVOs contain specialized hybrid capillaries that are leakier than typical brain capillaries, but ... Capillary endothelial cells and associated pericytes may be abnormal in tumors and the blood-brain barrier may not always be ... Permeable capillaries of the sensory CVOs (area postrema, subfornical organ, vascular organ of the lamina terminalis) enable ...
Highly permeable capillaries allow the CVOs to act as an alternative route for peptides and hormones in the neural tissue to ... Circumventricular organs contain capillary networks that vary between one another and within individual organs both in density ... It differs from other CVOs in that it lacks a high concentration of fenestrated capillaries, making its BBB less permeable. On ... They are tightly packed on the capillaries, forming a seal between the third ventricle and the median eminence. This seal can ...
Shaver SW, Pang JJ, Wainman DS, Wall KM, Gross PM (March 1992). "Morphology and function of capillary networks in subregions of ... Gross PM (1992). "Circumventricular organ capillaries". Progress in Brain Research. 91: 219-33. doi:10.1016/S0079-6123(08)62338 ... the median eminence is a circumventricular organ having permeable capillaries. Its main function is as a gateway for release of ...
Capillaries, specifically capillary aneurysms. The Large vessels such as external and internal jugular veins Cerebral aneurysms ...
Oxygen Exchange in Capillaries". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 12 (5): 299- ...
Krogh's name is preserved in two items now named for him: Krogh length, the distance between capillaries which nutrients ... Sulek, K. (1967). "Nobel prize for August Krogh in 1920 for his discovery of regulative mechanism in the capillaries". ... Kenez, J. (1965). "The Capillaries and Krogh". Orvosi Hetilap. 106: 177-178. PMID 14275297. Krebs, H. A. (1975). "The August ... 1920 A Contribution to the Physiology of the Capillaries. ... the discovery of the mechanism of regulation of the capillaries ...
... some SFO capillaries have fenestrations, which increase capillary permeability. The SFO is considered a sensory ... As noted above, capillaries in some subregions within the SFO are fenestrated, and thus lack a blood-brain barrier. All ... The SFO can be divided into six anatomical zones based on its capillary topography: two zones in the coronal plane and four ... Conversely, the rostral and caudal areas have a lower density of capillaries and are mostly made of nerve fibers, with fewer ...
Teleosts bear a body of capillary adjacent to the optic nerve called the choroidal gland. Though its function is not known, it ... layer of capillaries; and Bruch's membrane (synonyms: Lamina basalis, Complexus basalis, Lamina vitra) - innermost layer of the ...
Capillaries. Arteries branch into small passages called arterioles and then into the capillaries.[9] The capillaries merge to ... This means the blood flows from the capillaries to the heart and back to the capillaries instead of to the lungs. This process ... with the blood being pumped through the capillaries of the gills and on to the capillaries of the body tissues. This is known ... It is a network of lymphatic vessels and lymph capillaries, lymph nodes and organs, and lymphatic tissues and circulating lymph ...
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The capillary system is embedded in the tissue during the mold designing process in the CAD mold. The polymer used in ... The capillary system is shown to have growth promoting function in yeast cells, which illustrate the viability of this ... The major limitation of this artificial tissue is the absence of the capillary system to transport nutrient and oxygen like the ... ISBN 978-0-7918-4874-6. Xia, Chunguang; Fang, Nicholas X. (2009-10-06). "3D microfabricated bioreactor with capillaries". ...
Affects capillaries, venules, or arterioles. Thought to be part of a group that includes granulomatosis with polyangiitis since ... are deposited in walls of capillaries, venules, or arterioles. Therefore, complement will be low with histology showing vessel ...
1968 - Kapiláry ("Capillaries"), Brno: Blok. I: Pan Schwitter platí účet v DVSP ("Mr Schwitter Pays His Dues"); II: Půdorys ...
ISBN 978-0-486-41735-6. "Capillary Action" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 05 (11th ed.). 1911. "Diagram" . Encyclopædia Britannica ... Capillary Action, Diagram, and Faraday, Michael "Mechanical conservation of energy / Maxwell's wheel" (PDF). PHYWE Laboratory ...
Frazier, R.A (2007). CAPILLARY ELECTROPHORESIS , Food Additives. Elsevier Ltd. Vega, M (2000). Encyclopedia of Separation ...
Willems, A.; Deforce, D. L.; Van Bocxlaer, J. (2008). "Analysis of oligonucleotides using capillary zone electrophoresis and ... or capillary electrophoresis mass spectrometry (CEMS) are used. Nucleic acids Nucleic acid analogues Peptide nucleic acid ... electrospray mass spectrometry, in Methods in Molecular Biology". Capillary Electrophoresis. Totowa, NJ. 384: 401-414. doi: ...
Some include: DNA sequencing; capillary electrophoresis; mass spectrometry; single-strand conformation polymorphism (SSCP); ...
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However, for a capillary tube with radius 0.1 mm, the water would rise 14 cm (about 6 inches). In the general case, for a free ... Robert Finn (1999). "Capillary Surface Interfaces" (PDF). AMS. "Jurin rule". McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical ... On page 2 of the Supplément, Laplace states that capillary action is due to "… les lois dans lesquelles l'attraction n'est ... In physics, the Young-Laplace equation (/ləˈplɑːs/) is a nonlinear partial differential equation that describes the capillary ...
ISBN 978-0-471-98373-6. Baker, D. (1995). Capillary Electrophoreses. New York: Wiley Interscience. pp. 56-57. ISBN 978-0-471- ... "Micelles as separation media in high-performance liquid chromatography and high-performance capillary electrophoresis: overview ...
vessel A capillary tube formed from a series of open-ended cells in the water-conducting tissue of a plant. vestigial Reduced ... capillary 1. A tube, pore or passage with a narrow, internal cross-section. 2. Slender; hair-like. capitate 1. (of an ...
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It is a combination of high-performance liquid chromatography and capillary electrophoresis. The capillaries is packed with ... Capillary electrochromatography (CEC) is an electrochromatography technique in which the liquid mobile phase is driven through ... Cikalo, Maria G.; Bartle, Keith D.; Robson, Mark M.; Myers, Peter; Euerby, Melvin R. (1998). "Capillary electrochromatography ... Dittmann, Monika M.; Rozing, Gerard P. (1996). "Capillary electrochromatography - a high-efficiency micro-separation technique ...
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Recent developments in high-resolution separation techniques based on capillary-scale chromatography and electrophoresis have ... capillary isoelectric focusing (CIEF), capillary isotachophoresis (CITP), capillary gel electrophoresis (CGE), and micellar ... In Capillary Electrophoresis of Carbohydrates, hands-on experts describe cutting-edge techniques in capillary electrophoresis ( ... Glycoprotein Analysis by Capillary Zone Electrophoresis-Electrospray Mass Spectrometry Kevin P. Bateman, John F. Kelly, Pierre ...
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This is normal fluorescein angiogram of a human retina showing the tunic of capillaries that surround the fovea and rather ...
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... (ISCLS) is a rare disorder characterized by episodes of severe hypotension, ... Severe capillary leakage can result in hypotension and shock.. There are many known causes of capillary leak, which can be ... Systemic capillary leak syndrome. Intern Med 2002; 41:953.. *Barnadas MA, Cisteró A, Sitjas D, et al. Systemic capillary leak ... Systemic capillary leak syndrome causes a compartment syndrome of both lower legs and a forearm. A case report with a review of ...
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... about a potential risk of injury and infection from bloodborne pathogens resulting from unintended breakage of glass capillary ... Glass capillary tubes wrapped in puncture-resistant film.. *Products that use a method of sealing that does not require ... Glass capillary tubes are the slender tubes widely used for collecting blood in hospitals, physicians offices, ambulatory care ... "Many workers use glass capillary tubes routinely in their jobs. It is important that these tasks do not involve a risk of ...
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  • Over the course of this pregnancy I've gotten what seem to be broken capillaries/blood vessels on my chest, neck and lips. (
  • I don't know broken capillaries to go away at all, I think they're permanent. (
  • Yes you can get the broken capillaries lasered off. (
  • Broken capillaries on the face and around the nose can be caused by a variety of conditions. (
  • People who suffer from rosacea can also develop broken capillaries. (
  • Proper sun protection is the best way to prevent broken capillaries from forming. (
  • For a permanent solution, there are a few ways you can treat broken capillaries at the dermatologist's office. (
  • Capillary malformations are a group of abnormal tiny blood vessels of the skin. (
  • Capillaries are tiny blood vessels near the surface of the skin. (
  • In the renal system, peritubular capillaries are tiny blood vessels, supplied by the efferent arteriole, that travel alongside nephrons allowing reabsorption and secretion between blood and the inner lumen of the nephron. (
  • Capillaries are very tiny blood vessels - so small that a single red blood cell can barely fit through them. (
  • Each of the trillions of living cells in the human body are constantly supplied with oxygen and nutrients by tiny blood vessels known as capillaries. (
  • While arterioles have several distinct tissue layers and strong walls to withstand blood pressure, capillaries are made of only one layer of endothelium. (
  • Endothelium is a simple squamous epithelium that allows liquid blood plasma to flow into the tissues, while holding the solid blood cells inside the capillary. (
  • The lumen, or hollow region inside of the endothelium, is only wide enough to allow one blood cell to pass through the capillary at a time. (
  • Bulk flow is a process whereby blood pressure on the arterial side of the capillaries forces blood plasma through tiny holes in the endothelium and into the spaces between cells in the tissues. (
  • [5] The term angiogenesis denotes the formation of new capillaries from pre-existing blood vessels and already present endothelium which divides. (
  • Sinusoid capillaries (also known as a discontinuous ) are a special type of open-pore capillary, that have larger openings (30-40 µm in diameter) [ citation needed ] in the endothelium. (
  • Sinusoidal capillaries or discontinuous capillaries are a special type of open-pore capillary, also known as a sinusoid , [14] that have wider 30-40 µm diameters, and wider openings in the endothelium. (
  • Bowman P. D., Betz A. L., Ar D., Wolinsky J. S., Penney J. B., Shivers R. R., and Goldstein G. W. (1981) Primary cultures of capillary endothelium from rat brain. (
  • The walls of capillaries are made up of a thin cell layer called endothelium that's surrounded by another thin layer called a basement membrane. (
  • Their single-layer endothelium composition, which varies among the different types of capillaries, and surrounding basement membrane makes capillaries a bit "leakier" than other types of blood vessels. (
  • Mechanisms of capillary leakage - The vascular endothelium is a semi-permeable barrier that controls the passage of fluid and macromolecules between the intravascular and interstitial spaces. (
  • These findings, combined with data on the permeability of the basement membrane and evidence that the endothelium may be a more important barrier than often supposed, are allowing a clearer understanding to emerge of how the 3 parts of the glomerular capillary wall jointly determine its functional properties. (
  • As shown in Figure 1 , the glomerular capillary wall consists of a fenestrated endothelium, the glomerular basement membrane (GBM), and the interdigitated foot processes of epithelial cells (podocytes). (
  • Glomerular capillary wall, consisting principally of a fenestrated endothelium, a basement membrane, and epithelial foot processes. (
  • Capillaries also form an important link in the cardiovascular system by connecting the arteries and arterioles, which deliver blood from the heart, to the venules and veins that return blood to the heart. (
  • Arterioles, which are tiny branches of arteries, provide oxygenated blood from the heart to the capillaries. (
  • Blood flows from the heart through arteries , which branch and narrow into arterioles , and then branch further into capillaries where nutrients and wastes are exchanged. (
  • Blood flows to the capillaries after passing through arteries, reports KidPort. (
  • The capillary arteries get very small down to cellular level, then the capillary veins become larger. (
  • Blood capillaries are the smallest of all blood vessels in the body that connect the veins and the arteries. (
  • Capillary are the smallest of the body's blood vessels and connect and break off into other arteries. (
  • Unlike the arteries and veins, capillaries are very thin and fragile. (
  • Which statement best describes the function of veins, arteries, and capillaries in the circulatory system?ASAP? (
  • About 50 years later, Malpighi, (and, at about the same time, Leeuwenhoek), discovered that the connection between the smallest branches of the arteries and the veins was not by random cavities between the organs, but by a network of extremely fine vessels - the capillaries, visible only under the microscope. (
  • This rate was thought to be regulated by the greater or lesser contraction of the small arteries, which convey blood to the capillaries. (
  • When the small arteries constricted, and offered high resistance, the blood came to flow slowly through all capillaries. (
  • Ginkgo leaf contains more than 26 known active principles that assist the circulatory system on a number of levels, among them facilitating strong and flexible blood vessel walls, including capillaries, veins and arteries. (
  • What determines glomerular capillary permeability? (
  • Flavonoids reduce permeability and promote elasticity of capillaries and blood vessels and attack cell-destroying free radicals in the system. (
  • Also known as Aesculus hippocastanum, horse chestnut may reduce permeability of capillary walls, helping to prevent radiation absorption and steeling capillaries against damage, among other benefits. (
  • Cyclic shock due to increased capillary permeability. (
  • Hypovolemic shock caused by increased capillary permeability. (
  • The narrow lumen and thin capillary walls increase the exchange of materials between the blood and the body's tissues and allow many parallel capillaries to pass through the body. (
  • Why Do Capillaries Have Thin Walls? (
  • Capillaries have thin walls so that oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients and waste can flow through the walls without difficulty, states The Franklin Institute. (
  • The walls of the capillaries are only one cell thick - capillary walls are made up of a single layer. (
  • The symptoms result from a sudden and unexplained increase in the leakiness of small blood vessel (capillary) walls. (
  • One study reports that it is caused by chemicals in the body that damage or temporarily separate the cells lining the capillary walls. (
  • Diffusion is a process that occurs during respiration, in which gasses pass between the walls of the alveoli and the capillaries. (
  • After the transfer of gasses, oxygen which has traveled through the thin walls of both the alveoli and capillaries is picked up by hemoglobin and carried to cells to be utilized for glycolysis, the process of turning glucose into usable energy. (
  • In line with the expectations, the highest concentration was in the centre of the capillary, while the lowest one was found at the walls. (
  • The strength of the capillary walls is an important factor in how well the capillaries perform their functions. (
  • You can strengthen capillary walls with regular exercise, a low-fat and low-fiber diet and potentially by taking certain herbs. (
  • If you have concerns about your circulation and the strength of your capillary walls, consult with your doctor at once. (
  • Many herbs contain flavonoids, which strengthen capillary walls and assist the overall circulation of blood throughout the body and brain. (
  • Bilberry contains a type of antioxidant called anthocyanosides, which may help strengthen capillary walls and blood vessels. (
  • OPCs are more effective than are vitamin C and E at building and strengthening cell walls, including those of the capillaries and other blood vessels. (
  • It strengthens capillary walls by producing a compound called aescin, which seals "leaks" in capillary walls. (
  • It is widely prescribed in Germany for a condition of weakened capillary walls called chronic venous insufficiency, or CVI. (
  • During early embryonic development [4] new capillaries are formed through vasculogenesis , the process of blood vessel formation that occurs through a de novo production of endothelial cells which then form vascular tubes. (
  • A capillary malformation (also known as a port-wine stain or port-wine birthmark), is a flat, sharply defined vascular discoloration of the skin. (
  • Another capillary vascular lesion, nevus simplex, is seen in newborn infants. (
  • Brain capillary endothelial cells in culture would facilitate the study of the mechanisms involved in cerebral vascular injury. (
  • Vascular tumors in the orbit--capillary and cavernous hemangiomas. (
  • Capillary hemangiomas are believed to be hamartomatous proliferations of vascular endothelial cells. (
  • Lymphatic capillaries are small vessels located in the spaces between all cells in the body, except the tissues of the central nervous system and non-vascular tissue. (
  • Vascular endothelial hyperpermeability induces the clinical symptoms of Clarkson disease (the systemic capillary leak syndrome). (
  • Here, using murine genetic models and cell ablation strategies, we have demonstrated that a subset of retinal interneurons, the amacrine and horizontal cells, form neurovascular units with capillaries in 2 of the 3 retinal vascular plexuses. (
  • Different CE separation formats, including capillary zone electrophoresis (CZE), capillary isoelectric focusing (CIEF), capillary isotachophoresis (CITP), capillary gel electrophoresis (CGE), and micellar electrokinetic chromatography (MEKC), are presented for different types of applications, such as the analysis of glycoforms, the separation of enantiomers, and the resolution of oligosaccharides. (
  • Capillaries transport nutrients and waste through the tissues using two distinct methods: bulk flow and diffusion. (
  • Blood entering capillaries from the arterioles has a much higher concentration of oxygen and nutrients than the surrounding tissues. (
  • The tissues have a much higher concentration of waste products and carbon dioxide compared to the blood in the capillaries. (
  • Individual capillaries are part of the capillary bed , an interweaving network of capillaries supplying tissues and organs . (
  • Capillary malformations can be connected with overgrowth of underlying soft tissues or bones. (
  • This is why tissues that are very active, such as your muscles, liver , and kidneys , have an abundance of capillaries. (
  • The exchange of oxygen, nutrients, and waste between your blood and tissues also happens in your capillaries. (
  • This type of capillary is found in areas that require a lot of exchange between your blood and tissues. (
  • These types of capillaries are found in certain tissues, including those of your liver , spleen, and bone marrow . (
  • Heat transfers from the blood in the capillaries to surrounding tissues, as well. (
  • The main function of the lymphatic capillaries is to drain excess fluid that has been excreted from tissues following a wound. (
  • In their work toward 3-D printing transplantable tissues and organs, bioengineers and scientists from Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine have demonstrated a key step on the path to generate implantable tissues with functioning capillaries. (
  • While tissue engineers have found dozens of ways to coax stems cells into forming specific kinds of cells and tissues, they still cannot grow tissues with vasculature -- capillaries and the larger blood vessels that can supply the tissues with life-giving blood. (
  • We are using 3-D bioprinting to build tissues with large vessels that we can connect to pumps, and are integrating that strategy with these iPS-ECs to help us form the smallest capillaries to better nourish the new tissue. (
  • Capillaries, the smallest blood vessels in the human body, are responsible for transporting nutrients and wastes to and from your body's tissues. (
  • The fluid flows toward the venule side of the capillary, where it reenters the capillary and circulates through venules and veins back to the heart. (
  • The capillaries then join and widen to become venules , which in turn widen and converge to become veins , which then return blood back to the heart through the venae cavae . (
  • Lymphatic capillaries are slightly larger in diameter than blood capillaries, and have closed ends (unlike the blood capillaries open at one end to the arterioles and open at the other end to the venules). (
  • Capillaries and sinusoids are short vessels that directly connect the arterioles and venules at opposite ends of the beds. (
  • Over time, clusters of tiny, dilated venules (small vessels that collect blood from the capillary junctions and join to form veins) may give a lumpy look to the skin. (
  • Read more Home Remedies for Colitis and Home Remedies for Common Cold and Home Remedies for Common Fever A bruise, also called a contusion, is a type of relatively minor in which capillaries and sometimes venules are damaged by trauma, allowing bloo. (
  • A capillary is a small blood vessel from 5 to 10 micrometres (µm) in diameter, and having a wall one endothelial cell thick. (
  • The respiratory membrane, also called the respiratory surface, is made of the alveolar epithelial cell and the pulmonary capillary endothelial cell, and th. (
  • Notice the angle that the water makes with the wall of the capillary compared to the mercury. (
  • In a muscle the capillaries run along the length of the muscle fibres, as shown in Fig. 1, and the oxygen in the blood has to diffuse through the wall of the capillary into the muscle substance. (
  • They consist of only one epithelial cell, which means only a single blood cell can pass through the capillary wall at a time. (
  • Broken capillary veins are those thin, spidery, ribbon-like lines that populate on the lower half of your face, such as around your nose, cheeks, and mouth. (
  • These slightly enlarged spider veins are usually small dysfunctional capillaries. (
  • Read on to learn more about the function of capillaries and the conditions that can affect them. (
  • What is the function of capillaries? (
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) joined with two other government agencies today to alert employers and workers in the healthcare industry about a potential risk of injury and infection from bloodborne pathogens resulting from unintended breakage of glass capillary tubes. (
  • Glass capillary tubes are the slender tubes widely used for collecting blood in hospitals, physicians' offices, ambulatory care facilities, blood donation centers, and blood testing centers. (
  • Many workers use glass capillary tubes routinely in their jobs. (
  • In reported incidents, glass capillary tubes have broken when inserted into putty to be sealed, and during centrifugation when blood cells are separated from plasma. (
  • Glass capillary tubes wrapped in puncture-resistant film. (
  • Inside the capillary there flows a carrier liquid: water at room temperature and pH value corresponding to that of human blood. (
  • By direct observation, under the microscope, of living muscle, some from the frog, some from small mammals, it was comparatively easy to determine that the number of visible capillaries, which is the same as the number of capillaries through which blood flows, was rather small in resting muscle, and only increases very appreciably when the muscle has been active for some seconds. (
  • The rate of capillary flow is still affected by the viscosity of a fluid and the geometry and surface energy of the surfaces of the channels through which it flows. (
  • [3] Lymph capillaries connect with larger lymph vessels to drain lymphatic fluid collected in the microcirculation . (
  • Applet and tutorial on capillary action in fluid dynamics. (
  • Water is also driven into the peritubular capillaries due to the higher fluid pressure of the interstitium, driven by reabsorption of fluid and electrolytes via active transport, and the low fluid pressure of blood entering the peritubular capillaries due to the narrowness of the efferent arteriole. (
  • To inject sample into an electrophoresis capillary tube having a separating medium, the end of the capillary tube is inserted in an injection block with a liquid tight seal and a syringe is inserted into the block to apply fluid to the end of the capillary tube. (
  • said housing further containing a reagent in said capillary pathway comprising a member selected from the group consisting of compounds affecting blood clotting and antibodies capable of causing a change in flow rate of said fluid sample in said pathway. (
  • 5. The device of claim 1, further comprising a third capillary unit substantially in parallel with said first capillary unit and directing fluid into said chamber unit. (
  • We assume that skin grafts with lymphatic and blood capillaries will, in future, both prevent the accumulation of tissue fluid and ensure rapid blood supply of the graft. (
  • If you have a long-term (chronic) form of the condition, you may experience persistent edema and fluid collection in body cavities without the sudden flares typical of other types of systemic capillary leak syndrome. (
  • The first biomechanical model of insect flight on air-water fluid interfaces, in the context of observations on waterlily beetles, uncovers a complex interplay of aerodynamics, biomechanics and capillary forces. (
  • Now, for the first time, he and a team of researchers from KTH have found a way to fully control capillary action, and they've designed a device that harnesses it for possible use in biotech applications such as biomolecular analysis and body fluid handling. (
  • We diagnosed the patient as having typical systemic capillary leak syndrome (SCLS) and she improved gradually after infusion of albumin-containing fluid. (
  • Capillary tubes that are not made of glass. (
  • Electrophoretic separations carried out in capillary tubes offer the possibilities of rapid and automated analyses of small volumes of complex mixtures with unprecedented resolution and sensitivity. (
  • The sample passes sequentially into first and second capillary tubes in which pressure differences are measured as a function of time. (
  • First, they form small, empty chambers called vacuoles, and then they connect with neighboring cells, linking the vacuoles together to form endothelial-lined tubes that can eventually become capillaries. (
  • This conclusion was rather daring at that stage, because it necessarily implied that the capillaries were not, as had hitherto been supposed by nearly everyone, tubes which quite passively permitted the passage of blood, and whose bore was determined by their internal pressure, but must have independent powers of contraction. (
  • RAM Scientifics SAFE-T-FILL Capillary Blood Collection Tubes are 100% plastic capillary blood collection systems. (
  • Available for a wide range of applications, the Capillary Collection Tubes are pre-assembled with a capillary tube, attached cap and a micro tube. (
  • There are two types of capillaries: true capillaries, which branch from arterioles and provide exchange between tissue and the capillary blood, and metarterioles , found only in the mesenteric circulation. (
  • Depiction of the three types of capillaries. (
  • There are two types of capillaries: true capillaries, which branch from arterioles and provide exchange between tissue and the capillary blood, and sinusoids , a type of open-pore capillary found in the liver , bone marrow , anterior pituitary gland , and brain circumventricular organs . (
  • Are there different types of capillaries? (
  • These are the most common types of capillaries. (
  • Fenestrated (derived from fenestra , Latin for "window") capillaries have pores in the endothelial cells (60-80 nm in diameter) that are spanned by a diaphragm of radially oriented fibrils and allow small molecules and limited amounts of protein to diffuse. (
  • Fenestrated capillaries have pores known as fenestrae ( Latin for "windows") in the endothelial cells that are 60-80 nm in diameter. (
  • Capillary malformations look pink, red, or purple due to an increased number and size (diameter) of blood vessels involved in comparison to normal capillaries of the skin. (
  • The plot of the distribution of the analyte concentration along the capillary diameter was bell-shaped, and so it had the shape of the famous Gauss curve. (
  • Measuring just a few thousandths of a millimeter in diameter, some capillaries are so narrow that individual blood cells must squeeze through them in single-file. (
  • In addition, it was found that the most probable point of glass capillary fracture would initiate on the inner diameter, nearest the glass rod. (
  • 2. The detection system of claim 1 wherein the capillaries have an inside diameter of about 20-500 microns and at least one optical fiber is coupled to each capillary in a manner to transmit the coherent light axially into the capillary. (
  • 3. The detection system of claim 2 wherein the optical fiber is coupled to the capillary by insertion of the second end of the optical fiber into the outflow end of the capillary, the optical fiber being of a suitable diameter for affixing the fiber inside the capillary without substantially hindering the sample flow. (
  • 1.Ensure that the glass at the bulb is thing so that heat energy can be transferred between the thermometer and the substance more rapidly2.Ensure that the diameter of the capillary tube is small. (
  • A capillary tube is a tube with a very small diameter. (
  • Capillary hemangioma (infantile periocular hemangioma). (
  • Imaging of the natural history of an orbital capillary hemangioma. (
  • De novo growth of a capillary hemangioma of the conjunctiva. (
  • Periocular capillary hemangioma: management practices in recent years. (
  • Reappraisal of astigmatism induced by periocular capillary hemangioma and treatment with intralesional corticosteroid injection. (
  • Wittenberg L, Ma P. Treatment of a von Hippel-Lindau retinal capillary hemangioma with photodynamic therapy. (
  • Treatment of periocular capillary hemangioma with topical clobetasol propionate. (
  • Topical treatment of periocular capillary hemangioma. (
  • Failure-to-thrive in an infant following injection of capillary hemangioma with triamcinolone acetonide. (
  • Ni N, Guo S, Langer P. Current concepts in the management of periocular infantile (capillary) hemangioma. (
  • Idiopathic systemic capillary leak syndrome (ISCLS) is a rare disorder characterized by episodes of severe hypotension, hypoalbuminemia, and hemoconcentration [ 1,2 ]. (
  • Approximately 150 cases of idiopathic systemic capillary leak syndrome (ISCLS) have been reported worldwide [ 3,4 ]. (
  • The cause(s) of idiopathic systemic capillary leak syndrome (ISCLS) is not known, although there is an associated monoclonal gammopathy in many patients. (
  • Capillary leak syndrome in dengue fever. (
  • Capillary leak syndrome (‎CLS)‎ has been described in dengue fever but its exact features have not been clearly defined. (
  • Systemic capillary leak syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by recurrent flares of massive leakage of plasma and other blood components from blood vessels into neighboring body cavities and muscles. (
  • Systemic capillary leak syndrome may be triggered by an upper respiratory tract infection. (
  • Narrative review: The systemic capillary leak syndrome. (
  • Idiopathic systemic capillary leak syndrome (Clarkson's disease): The Mayo Clinic Experience. (
  • The systemic capillary leak syndrome: A case series of 28 patients from a European registry. (
  • Treatment of the systemic capillary leak syndrome with terbutaline and theophylline. (
  • Systemic capillary leak syndrome with monoclonal IgG and complement alterations. (
  • Since glial cells are in close contact with brain capillaries in situ , communication between glial cells and capillary endothelial cells is thought to be important in maintaining homeostasis within the central nervous system. (
  • Continuous capillaries are continuous in the sense that the endothelial cells provide an uninterrupted lining, and they only allow smaller molecules , such as water and ions to pass through their intercellular clefts . (
  • The continuous capillaries in the brain are an exception, however. (
  • That's why the continuous capillaries in this area don't have any gaps between endothelial cells, and their surrounding basement membrane is also thicker. (
  • Fenestrated capillaries are "leakier" than continuous capillaries. (
  • You just viewed The Capillary Tube . (
  • A second injection block is used to purge the capillary tube and can be used to supply separating medium as needed. (
  • 11. The apparatus of claim 10 further comprising a gel permeation chromotography column intermediate the sample supply means and the first capillary tube. (
  • These mechanical switches are activated by temperature change in the capillary tube. (
  • The crucial component of the apparatus used in the IPC PAS is a very long (30 m) and very thin polymer tube - a capillary. (
  • Does the water approach the maximum height in a capillary tube with 0 velocity?I mean to say that does it go to the maximum height and just stop or perform simple harmonic motion ?Water is in equilibrium but velocity need not be 0 or is it(why? (
  • Where is the capillary tube and bulb in a thermometer? (
  • The capillary tube is the hollow opening inside the thermometer that the liquid rises or lowers in so that you can read the temperature. (
  • Why does a clinical thermometer have a constriction in a capillary tube? (
  • The constriction in the capillary tube does not allow the mercury to flow back into the bulb when the thermometer is taken out of the patient's mouth. (
  • The thermometer consists of a very fine glass tube having a very small bore and is called capillary tube. (
  • At one end of capillary tube a very thin glass bulb is provided. (
  • The bulb is filled with mercury( most of the times) or alcohol The other end of capillary tube is sealed. (
  • The capillary tube is protected by a thick glass tube called stem. (
  • The capillary tube of the thermometer ( in case of a mecury thermometer). (
  • In the case of a thermometer, it will depend on the relative dimensions of the bulb and the capillary tube. (
  • There is a very very thin capillary tube incide the thermometer which is filled with mercury and it has a bulb aT one end. (
  • In this way, a smaller expansion in the mercury causes a large linear expansion in the capillary tube. (
  • Is mercury in any devices always in a capillary tube? (
  • A thermometer has a capillary tube but a mercury switch in a heater thermostat has mercury that just rolls back and forth. (
  • What is capillary tube in clinical thermometer? (
  • The volume change is made visible in the capillary (tube) in the part of the thermometer with the scale. (
  • What is a capillary tube? (
  • It has a capillary tube that contains mercury or colored alcohol. (
  • It consists of a bulb connected by a capillary tube to a manometer. (
  • The capillary tube uses capillary action to draw the blood into the micro tube thereby eliminating the tendency for scooping. (
  • Because the capillary tube is also coated with anticoagulant, the blood sample begins mixing immediately with it. (
  • When filled end-to-end, the length of the capillary tube defines a specific amount of collected blood. (
  • The attached cap is color coded to designate the type of additive that is in both the capillary tube and the micro tube. (
  • Capillaries connect the arterial system - which includes the blood vessels that carry blood away from your heart - to your venous system . (
  • What is the relation of pulmonary capillary to pulmonary arterial and venous pressures? (
  • A small portion of muscle with arterial branches and capillaries. (
  • However, the other important question, as to whether the open capillaries were approximately regularly distributed, or whether perhaps they became empty of blood by groups, when the arterial branch which supplied the group closed, this was not so easy to answer. (
  • Retinal capillary hemangiomas (RCHs), also known as retinal hemangioblastomas, occur most frequently in conjunction with von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome. (
  • These lesions are characterized by plump, but otherwise normal, retinal capillary endothelial cells with normal pericytes and basement membrane. (
  • Thermal destruction of retinal capillary hemangiomas, beginning with diathermy, has been practiced for over 7 decades. (
  • As many as 50% of systemic capillary hemangiomas can occur in the head and neck region. (
  • However, it also needs to be immensely strong because the stresses in the pulmonary capillary wall become extremely high when the capillary pressure rises. (
  • The glomerular capillary wall is a living ultrafiltration membrane. (
  • See all of glomerular capillary , no other writeups in this node. (
  • Only about 10 percent of the glomerular capillary is permeable to plasma --- the rest is not used for filtration. (
  • The average adult has about the equivalent of 10 US-letter sized sheets of paper worth of glomerular capillary surface area, but only 1 of those sheets would be the area used for filtration. (
  • Blood is fed into the glomerular capillary by an afferent arteriole , and drained by an efferent arteriole . (
  • Note that unless the pressure in the glomerular capillary is maintained higher than that in Bowman's Capsule , filtration will not occur. (
  • Recent developments in high-resolution separation techniques based on capillary-scale chromatography and electrophoresis have transformed the analysis of free and conjugated mono- and oligosaccharides. (
  • Hyphenations of Capillary Chromatography with Mass Spectrometry provides comprehensive coverage of capillary chromatography with mass spectrometry-both single and multidimensional approaches. (
  • The book examines nearly all capillary chromatography approaches, combined with a variety of MS forms, giving readers a wide and detailed view on current-day analytical strategies and applications. (
  • Junior scientists conducting research on mono-dimensional chromatography-MS fundamental relationships and experienced analytical chemists working in conventional capillary chromatography and classical multidimensional chromatography will find this an ideal application-based reference on the hyphenations of these domains. (
  • Capillary gas chromatography-mass spectro. (
  • A fluorescence detection system for capillary electrophoresis is provided wherein the detection system can simultaneously excite fluorescence and substantially simultaneously monitor separations in multiple capillaries. (
  • Capillaries are small blood vessels that transport nutrients throughout our bodies and help carry out waste. (
  • Precapillary sphincters made of smooth muscle surround capillaries on their arteriole ends to control the flow of blood into each individual capillary and regulate the distribution of oxygen and nutrients within the body. (
  • The more metabolically active a tissue is, the more capillaries are required to supply nutrients and carry away waste products. (
  • While the human brain has over 400 miles of total vasculature, little is known about the tiny capillaries that make up much of this intricate labyrinth of blood vessels critical for delivering oxygenated blood and nutrients to billions of brain cells. (
  • These capillaries are part of the blood-brain barrier, which helps to protect your brain by only allowing the most essential nutrients to cross. (
  • The blood vessels, which include the capillaries, function to distribute nutrients such as glucose and. (
  • 15. The detection system of claim 1 wherein at least one of the capillaries contains a gel that is suitable for capillary gel electrophoresis systems. (
  • A high voltage isolated switching arrangement switches the end of the capillary from the injection block to buffer at a high electrical potential to accomplish the electrophoretic separation. (
  • Sinusoid capillaries allow for the exchange of large molecules, even cells. (
  • This is normal fluorescein angiogram of a human retina showing the tunic of capillaries that surround the fovea and rather nicely illustrates the Foveal Avascular Zone (FAZ) discussed in The Simple Anatomy of The Retina . (
  • Capillaries are the smallest and most common blood vessels in the human body. (
  • the sinusoidal type on the right shows intercellular gaps and an incomplete basement membrane and is also known as a discontinous capillary. (
  • Capillaries respond to your body's needs, supplying blood and oxygen and removing wastes as these actions are needed. (
  • Increased capillary density allows for greater oxygen transport to your muscles, improving their ability to perform intense exercise. (
  • They may also increase red blood cell strength, flexibility and production, helping them to carry oxygen more effectively throughout the capillaries. (
  • More recent studies, however, indicate that glomerular capillaries and arterioles may form in situ by vasculogenesis when more realistic experimental conditions are deployed: these include glomerulogenesis after transplantation of metanephroi to the nephrogenic renal cortex of mice as well as development in oculo. (
  • Recently, we have shown that raising the capillary pressure in animal lungs causes ultrastructural changes in the capillary wall, including disruption of the capillary endothelial layer, alveolar epithelial layer, or, sometimes, all layers of the wall. (
  • Due to the demands placed on different parts of your body during exercise, the ability of your capillaries to respond to your body's needs plays an important role in fatigue and endurance. (
  • Timely and highly practical, Capillary Electrophoresis of Carbohydrates provides both novice and experienced CE analysts with powerful tools for the successful separation of complex carbohydrates by capillary electrophoresis. (
  • The capillary electrophoresis chip comprises a straight main separation channel, an injection channel, and a plurality of sample transport channels defined thereon in liquid communication with the reservoirs. (
  • Capillary electrophoresis has been established as a powerful and efficient separation technique. (
  • In particular embodiments, the systems comprise a preservation device, a detachable ganged plurality of printing devices, and/or a wire bonding capillary. (
  • The capillary electrophoresis device comprises a device body structure having a plurality of reservoirs arrayed thereon for loading a sample, and a plurality of rows of grooves transversely defined to. (
  • This multiplexing approach involves laser irradiation of a sample in a plurality of capillaries through optical fibers that are coupled individually with the capillaries. (
  • Advances in Physiological Sciences, Volume 7: Cardiovascular Physiology: Microcirculation and Capillary Exchange is a collection of papers that tackles the advances in the understanding of microcirculation and capillary exchange. (
  • For example, in your bone marrow, these capillaries allow newly produced blood cells to enter into the bloodstream and begin circulation. (
  • Again, there is a common perception that capillary pressure is close to venous pressure, as it generally is in the systemic circulation. (
  • Researchers suspect that abnormal apoptosis of brain cells starting before birth may cause microcephaly and the underlying brain abnormalities found in people with microcephaly-capillary malformation syndrome. (
  • For the study, the researchers isolated blood and lymphatic capillary cells from samples of human skin. (
  • The researchers from the IPC PAS looked at the analyte concentration in the carrier liquid at the outlet from the capillary. (
  • Researchers from Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine have shown they can initiate a process called tubulogenesis that is crucial to the formation of blood-transporting capillaries. (
  • Led by Sinisa Mesarovic, professor in the WSU School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, the researchers will study capillary forces for moving liquids through narrow spaces. (
  • A 2009 study conducted by researchers at Duke University provides evidence for this, with both men and women developing increases in capillary density after a six-month exercise program. (
  • While such effects of exercise were supported by researchers' findings, they also found evidence for capillary growth, or the development of new capillaries with exercise training. (
  • In Capillary Electrophoresis of Carbohydrates, hands-on experts describe cutting-edge techniques in capillary electrophoresis (CE) for the analysis of complex carbohydrates. (
  • When the capillary malformation involves the forehead and / or upper eyelid, abnormalities of the eye and / or brain may occur ( Sturge-Weber syndrome ). (
  • In people with microcephaly-capillary malformation syndrome, microcephaly begins before birth and is associated with an unusually small brain and multiple brain abnormalities. (
  • People with microcephaly-capillary malformation syndrome are born with anywhere from a few to hundreds of these spots, which can occur anywhere on the body. (
  • Other signs and symptoms of microcephaly-capillary malformation syndrome include abnormal movements, feeding difficulties, slow growth, and short stature. (
  • Microcephaly-capillary malformation syndrome results from mutations in the STAMBP gene. (
  • At least one individual with microcephaly-capillary malformation syndrome inherited two mutated copies of the STAMBP gene through a mechanism called uniparental isodisomy . (
  • A new syndrome with multiple capillary malformations, intractable seizures, and brain and limb anomalies. (
  • The research team found that the lymphatic capillary cells instinctively arranged themselves into lymphatic capillaries and had the same characteristics as lymphatic vessels. (
  • Capillaries are one-cell wide blood vessels. (
  • These capillaries aren't always necessary broken, but blood vessels that have a rosacea-induced increase in production, and open and close as a response to environmental and emotional factors. (
  • As these tiny vessels play an important role in your overall health, knowing how exercise affects capillaries is important. (
  • Lymph capillaries have a greater internal oncotic pressure than blood capillaries, due to the greater concentration of plasma proteins in the lymph. (
  • Hello, I am looking for informations on capillary electrophoresis of proteins. (
  • Capillary electrophoresis of cereal proteins: an overview. (
  • One of the new techniques used to separate these challenging proteins is high-performance capillary electrophoresis (HPCE). (
  • d) means for substantially simultaneously detecting changes in fluorescent emission by the target species through the annular wall of each capillary. (
  • Now, scientists have grown full-thickness skin containing blood and lymphatic capillaries for the first time, which they say could reduce scarring. (
  • So far, engineered skin has not contained blood or lymphatic capillaries, sebaceous glands, pigmentation, hair follicles or nerves. (
  • But the research team, from the University of Zurich and the University Children's Hospital Zurich, has discovered a way to create skin that contains fully functional blood and lymphatic capillaries. (
  • Using these cells, they were able to engineer a skin graft similar to full-thickness skin that contains fully functioning blood and lymphatic capillaries. (
  • When the investigators put this engineered skin to the test in preclinical trials, they found that both the blood and lymphatic capillaries were able to connect with those of laboratory animals. (
  • But they note that approval still has to be achieved for testing with blood and lymphatic capillaries, and therefore the skin grafts will go ahead without them. (