Latex

Known as: Latex [Chemical/Ingredient], Latice, Latices 
A milky, product excreted from the latex canals of a variety of plant species that contain cauotchouc. Latex is composed of 25-35% caoutchouc, 60-75… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Hevea brasiliensis is the most widely cultivated species for commercial production of natural rubber (cis-polyisoprene). In this… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Exosomes are small membrane vesicles (50-90 nm in diameter) secreted by most hematopoietic cells. We provide here the first… (More)
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2004
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2004
Non-phagocytic eukaryotic cells can internalize particles <1 microm in size, encompassing pathogens, liposomes for drug delivery… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Many plants contain latex that exudes when leaves are damaged, and a number of proteins and enzymes have been found in it. The… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The first immune cell to arrive at the site of infection is the neutrophil. Upon arrival, neutrophils quickly initiate… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The Dade Behring N Latex Cystatin C assay, a particle-enhanced nephelometric immunoassay for measuring serum cystatin C, was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Many mandibulate insects that feed on milkweeds, or other latex-producing plants, cut leaf veins before feeding distal to the… (More)
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
The use of retrograde axonal transport of various substances (for example, enzymes, lectins, synthetic fluorescent compounds) has… (More)
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1980
Highly Cited
1980
A human leukemic cell line (THP-1) cultured from the blood of a boy with acute monocytic leukemia is described. This cell line… (More)
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1973
Highly Cited
1973
As a highly reactive substance produced in biological systems by the one-electron reduction of oxygen, superoxide (O(2… (More)
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