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Basement membrane zones are specialized sheets--like arrangements of extracellular matrix proteins and glycosaminoglycans, and act as an interface between parenchymal cells and support tissue. They(More)
Placental macrophages (Hofbauer cells) are located close to trophoblastic cells and foetal capillaries, which make them perfect candidates for involvement in regulatory processes within the villous(More)
During organogenesis, the heart is one the first organs to develop and the earliest organ to function. The early appearance of cardiac activity in the tubular hearts of chick and rat embryos was(More)
BACKGROUND The exact biological function of CD30 in the thymus during development has been only partially elucidated, although data indicate it may be involved in negative selection. This study was(More)
Down's syndrome (trisomy 21) was the first human chromosomal syndrome to be recognized (in 1959 by Lejeune and colleagues). It is also the most frequent chromosomal aberration occurring in one out of(More)