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*  Membrane lipid
... s also form a matrix in which membrane proteins reside. Historically lipids were thought to merely serve a ... Cell membranes require high levels of cholesterol - typically an average of 20% cholesterol in the whole membrane, increasing ... A membrane lipid is a compound which belongs to a group of (structurally similar to fats and oils) which form the double- ... Plant thylakoid membranes maintain high fluidity, even at relatively cold environmental temperatures, due the abundance of 18- ...
*  SMC3
Wu RR, Couchman JR (1997). "cDNA cloning of the basement membrane chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan core protein, bamacan: a ... A post-translated modified form that is excreted is known as basement membrane-associated chondroitin proteoglycan (bamacan). ... an abundant basement membrane protein. SMC3 protein appears to participate with other cohesins REC8, STAG3 and SMC1ß in sister- ...
*  Mobile Membranes
Membrane systems are suitable to represent the evolution of objects and movement of objects and membranes through membranes. A ... Hence, an additional layer of membrane is created around the eaten membrane: the patch on that membrane is specified by the ... Here we motivate and present the mobile membranes. Mobile membranes represent a variant of membrane systems inspired by the ... namely moving a membrane inside a neighbouring membrane, or outside the membrane where it is placed, respectively. The ...
*  The Membranes
... are a post-punk band formed in Blackpool, Lancashire in 1977, the initial line-up being John Robb (bass guitar), ... After The Membranes, Robb went on to form Sensurround and later Goldblade. In 2009 the band reformed after My Bloody Valentine ... Inspired by punk rock and the DIY ethic of punk, they started both a fanzine, Rox, and The Membranes at the same time. Tilton, ... This meant that the bulk of the audience who had come to see The Membranes missed the band, and let their feelings be heard ...
*  Ion-exchange membranes
... transport dissolved ions across a conductive polymeric membrane. The membranes are often used in ... Ion-exchange membranes are made of a polymeric material attached to charged ion groups. Anion-exchange membranes contain fixed ... Homogeneous membrane surfaces can be modified to alter the membrane permselectivity to protons, monovalent ions, and divalent ... There are two primary classes of membranes: heterogeneous and homogeneous. Heterogeneous membranes have low cost and a thicker ...
*  Rupture of membranes
AROM : artificial rupture of membranes. This term describes a rupture of the membranes by a third party, usually a midwife or ... PROM : premature rupture of membranes. This term describes a rupture of the membranes that occurs before the onset of labor. ... SROM: spontaneous rupture of membranes. This term describes the normal, spontaneous rupture of the membranes at full term. The ... PPROM : preterm, premature rupture of membranes. This term describes a rupture of the membranes that occurs before 37 weeks ...
*  Mitochondria associated membranes (MAM)
These closed membranes are double membrane-bond, with lysosomes inside it. The main function of these membrane is degradation, ... Mitochondrion Neurodegeneration Membrane contact site Alzheimer's disease Parkinson's disease Membrane contact site Vance, J. E ... The mitochondria-associated ER membranes (MAMs), play role in cell death modulation. Mitochondrial outer membrane ... Mitochindrial associated membranes associated with Alzheimer's disease have been reported to have an up-regulation of lipids ...
*  Elasticity of cell membranes
A cell membrane defines a boundary between the living cell and its environment. The primary constituent of a membrane is a ... The membrane skeleton is a network of proteins below the bilayer that links with the proteins in the lipid membrane. The ... A cell membrane is simplified as lipid bilayer plus membrane skeleton. The skeleton is a cross-linking protein network and ... The Conformation of Membranes, Nature 349 (1991) 475-481. [2] U. Seifert, Configurations of Fluid Membranes and Vesicles, Adv. ...
*  Artificial rupture of membranes
The membranes may be ruptured using a specialized tool, such as an amnihook or amnicot, or they may be ruptured by the ... With the membranes punctured, amniotic fluid is able to escape from the uterus and exit the vagina. The absence of a fluid ... Artificial rupture of membranes (AROM), also known as an amniotomy, may be performed by a midwife or obstetrician to induce or ... With the amnihook method, a sterile plastic hook is inserted into the vagina and used to puncture the membranes containing the ...
*  Premature rupture of membranes
... (PROM), or pre-labor rupture of membranes, is a condition that can occur in pregnancy. It is ... Premature rupture of membranes (PROM): when the fetal membranes rupture early, at least one hour before labor has started. ... Sealing membranes after rupture: Infection is the major risk associated with PROM and PPROM. By closing the ruptured membranes ... Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes (PPROM): premature rupture of membranes that occurs before 37 weeks. Midtrimester PPROM ...
*  Membrane
The water to be treated passes between the membranes of two adjacent membrane assemblies. The plate supports the membranes and ... Membranes can be generally classified into synthetic membranes and biological membranes. Microfiltration removes particles ... Physical cleaning techniques for membrane include membrane relaxation and membrane backwashing. Back-washing or back-flushing ... "Potential of mechanical cleaning of membranes from a membrane bioreactor". Journal of membrane science. 429, 2013. 259-267. ...
*  Polar membrane
A polar membrane is a lipid membrane that expresses polarity. These membranes are unique in that they can be manipulated ... "Lipid Bilayer Membranes". Elmhurst College. Retrieved 2012-06-01. Sturt; et al. (2004). "Intact polar membrane lipids in ...
*  Serous membrane
A serous membrane (also referred to as a serosa) is one of the thin membranes that cover the walls and some organs of the ... Serous membranes have two layers. The parietal layers of the membranes line the walls of the body cavity (pariet- refers to a ... The serous membrane covering the heart and lining the mediastinum is referred to as the pericardium, the serous membrane lining ... In anatomy, serous membrane (or serosa) is a smooth tissue membrane consisting of two layers of mesothelium, which secrete ...
*  Cell membrane
... plasmatic membrane (Pfeffer, 1900), plasma membrane, cytoplasmic membrane, cell envelope and cell membrane. Some authors that ... The cell membrane (also known as the plasma membrane or cytoplasmic membrane, and historically referred to as the plasmalemma) ... Within the nuclear membrane, the inner and outer membranes vary in protein composition, and only the outer membrane is ... Basolateral membrane is a compound phrase referring to the terms "basal (base) membrane" and "lateral (side) membrane", which, ...
*  Membrane potential
... the resting membrane potential is merely the membrane potential that results from the membrane permeabilities that predominate ... The term "membrane potential" may refer to one of three kinds of membrane potential: transmembrane potential-covered in this ... The thickness of a plasma membrane is estimated to be about 7-8 nanometers. Because the membrane is so thin, it does not take a ... All animal cells are surrounded by a membrane composed of a lipid bilayer with proteins embedded in it. The membrane serves as ...
*  Membrane protein
They include integral membrane proteins that are permanently anchored or part of the membrane and peripheral membrane proteins ... Membrane proteins perform a variety of functions vital to the survival of organisms: Membrane receptor proteins relay signals ... The integral membrane proteins are classified as transmembrane proteins that span across the membrane and integral monotopic ... Integral membrane proteins are permanently attached to the membrane. Such proteins can be separated from the biological ...
*  Membrane roofing
... is a type of roofing system for buildings and tanks. It is used to move water off the roof. Membrane roofs are ... "Membrane Roofing Types". Retrieved 2007-04-15. "Roof Coatings" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-04-15. 3 Types of Membrane Roof Repair For ... Also, because these membranes either lack seams or have strong seams, what expansion and contraction does occur does not create ... Thermoplastic Membrane - This is similar to synthetic rubber, but the seams are typically heat-fused (welded) to form a ...
*  Basement membrane
The basement membrane is also essential for angiogenesis (development of new blood vessels). Basement membrane proteins have ... The most notable examples of basement membranes is the glomerular basement membrane of the kidney, by the fusion of the basal ... The basement membrane is a thin, fibrous, extracellular matrix of tissue that separates the lining of an internal or external ... Integrins are not part of the basal lamina, they are part of desmosomes which are in the basement membrane but not the basal ...
*  Membrane emulsification
... membrane emulsification allows the use of shear-sensitive ingredients, such as starch and proteins. The membrane emulsification ... "Membrane Emulsification with Oscillating and Stationary Membranes". Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 49 (8): 3810- ... Membrane emulsification (ME) is a relatively novel technique for producing all types of single and multiple emulsions for DDS ( ... Membrane Emulsification video by Richard G. Holdich ITM-CNR, Calabria, Italy Micropre Technologies, UK SPG Technology Co, Japan ...
*  Tectorial membrane
The tectorial membrane (TM) is one of two acellular membranes in the cochlea of the inner ear, the other being the basilar ... Meaud, Julien; Grosh, Karl (2010). "The effect of tectorial membrane and basilar membrane longitudinal coupling in cochlear ... Due to the increased structural complexity of the TM relative to other acellular gels (such as the otolithic membranes), its ... The mechanical role of the tectorial membrane in hearing is yet to be fully understood, and traditionally was neglected or ...
*  Membrane reactor
Chemical reactors making use of membranes are usually referred to as membrane reactors. The membrane can be used for different ... In P. dense membranes are used for separation. For dense membranes the separation is governed by the difference of the chemical ... A membrane reactor is a physical device that combines a chemical conversion process with a membrane separation process to add ... The membrane allows the uniform distribution of oxygen as the driving force for the permeation of oxygen through the membrane ...
*  Mucous membrane
A mucous membrane or mucosa is a membrane that lines various cavities in the body and covers the surface of internal organs. It ... Some mucous membranes secrete mucus, a thick protective fluid. The function of the membrane is to stop pathogens and dirt from ... Mucous membranes also protect the body from itself; for instance mucosa in the stomach protects it from stomach acid, and ... Mucous membranes line the digestive, respiratory, and reproductive tracts and are the primary barrier between the external ...
*  Nuclear membrane
The nuclear membrane consists of two lipid bilayers-the inner nuclear membrane, and the outer nuclear membrane. The space ... It is connected to the outer membrane by nuclear pores which penetrate the membranes. While the two membranes and the ... A nuclear membrane, also known as the nuclear envelope, is the lipid bilayer membrane which surrounds the genetic material and ... They link the inner and outer nuclear membranes. During the G2 phase of interphase, the nuclear membrane increases its surface ...
*  Membrane fouling
... is a process whereby a solution or a particle is deposited on a membrane surface or in membrane pores in a ... Even though membrane fouling is an inevitable phenomenon during membrane filtration, it can be minimised by strategies such as ... Factors that affect membrane fouling: Recent fundamental studies indicate that membrane fouling is influenced by numerous ... Another strategy to minimise membrane fouling is the use of the appropriate membrane for a specific operation. The nature of ...
*  Synthetic membrane
Liquid membranes refer to synthetic membranes made of non-rigid materials. Several types of liquid membranes can be encountered ... An artificial membrane, or synthetic membrane, is a synthetically created membrane which is usually intended for separation ... liquid membranes, molten salts, and hollow-fiber contained liquid membranes. Liquid membranes have been extensively studied but ... The respective membrane process is therefore known as filtration. Synthetic membranes utilized in a separation process can be ...