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Studies on the human prostate in organ culture.

Michael John McMahon

Studies on the human prostate in organ culture.

by Michael John McMahon

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) -Univ. of Birmingham, Dept of Anatomy.

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Open LibraryOL19661298M

Unique for its role in human reproduction, a gamete is a specialized sex cell carrying 23 chromosomes—one half the number in body cells. At fertilization, the chromosomes in one male gamete, called a sperm (or spermatozoon), combine with the chromosomes in one female gamete, called an oocyte. The function of the male reproductive system is to produce sperm and transfer them to the . INTRODUCTION. Although it is generally accepted that prostate cancer is a hormone‐dependent malignancy, its causes remain poorly understood [].The idea that prostate cancer risk might be related to men's hormonal milieu, and therefore possibly to differences in sexual activity, has been pursued in several epidemiological investigations; a recent meta‐analysis [] of published studies.

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Studies on the human prostate in organ culture by Michael John McMahon Download PDF EPUB FB2

These three-dimensional structures are patterned into prostate organoids by further culture in Matrigel for 20–30 days, with prostate-specific medium. The organoids derived from hESCs exhibit comparable architecture and functional properties to those found in the human prostate.

INTRODUCTION Gross Anatomy. Cancer of the prostate is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Western world males and is the second cause of cancer deaths in men (Siegel et al., ).The male human prostate is a musculoglandular organ the size of a walnut; it surrounds the neck of the bladder and urethra and is itself surrounded by a complex of fascial by: 5.

Organ culture is used principally for (1) the maintenance of structural organization in tissues which are to be subjected to experimentally varied environments (e.g., to hormones, drugs, or radiation); (2) the study of morphogenesis, differentiation, and function in excised organs or presumptive organs; and (3) for comparison of the growth and.

WebMD’s Prostate Anatomy Page provides detailed images, definitions, and information about the prostate. Learn about its function, parts, location on the body, and conditions that affect the. C. Mercier-Bodard, M.

Marchut, M. Perrot, M.T. Picard, E.E. Baulieu, P. Robel, Influence of purified plasma proteins on testosterone uptake and metabolism by normal and hyperplastic human prostate in “constant-flow organ culture.†J Clin Endocrinol Metab () by: Organ culture is a development from tissue culture methods of research, the organ culture is able to accurately model functions of an organ in various states and conditions by the use of the actual in vitro organ itself.

Parts of an organ or a whole organ can be cultured in main objective is to maintain the architecture of the tissue and direct it towards normal development. EVIDENCE OF BIOACTIVITY FROM HUMAN CLINICAL STUDIES. Plasma prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is a biomarker of prostate cancer progression. A clinical study in men with increasing levels of PSA after surgery or radiotherapy was begun in January Eligible patients had a PSA level >.2 ng/mL and.

Start studying Human Sexuality - Psychology Test 1. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Anthropology studies the language of a culture, its philosophy, and its forms of art. In the process of doing research, ethnographers involve themselves intensively in the lives of those they study, trying to experience culture from their informants' points of view.

In this sense, anthropology is. In in vitro organ culture or animal studies, high concentrations, ranging from mM, have been reported in skin tissue [31, 32]. After treating with different concentrations of minoxidil (1 to μM), cells were harvested and cellular extracts were assayed for luciferase activity.

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and worldwide. For many decades, lung cancer was the sole cancer among the deadly four without an evidence-based screening method for decreasing mortality. An organ is a group of tissues with similar functions.

Plant life and animal life rely on many organs that coexist in organ systems. A given organ's tissues can be broadly categorized as parenchyma, the tissue peculiar to (or at least archetypal of) the organ and that does the organ's specialized job, and stroma, the tissues with supportive, structural, connective, or ancillary functions.

In the male reproductive system, the scrotum houses the testicles or testes (singular: testis), including providing passage for blood vessels, nerves, and muscles related to testicular function.

The testes are a pair of male reproductive organs that produce sperm and some reproductive hormones. Each testis is approximately by cm ( by 1 in) in size and divided into wedge-shaped. Studies about religious beliefs have shown that couples who are religious report _____ rates of marital satisfaction and a _____ number of sexual partners.

High; low After analyzing adolescent reproductive health in a variety of countries, Rani and Lule () concluded that poor young women were more like than rich young women to _______________. Twenty-five years after Henrietta died, a scientist discovered that many cell cultures thought to be from other tissue types, including breast and prostate cells, were in fact HeLa cells.

Infor instance, Dr. Hatt and his team reported that exposing olfactory receptors in the human prostate to beta-ionone, a primary odor compound in violets and roses, appeared to.

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Primary Culture and Propagation of Human Prostate Epithelial Cells Birunthi Niranjan, Mitchell G. Lawrence, Melissa M. Papargiris, Michelle G. Richards, Shirin Hussain, Mark.

Subsequently, this culture system was adapted for the establishment of human intestinal organoids and other organ 3D architectures, such as the liver, stomach, and colon [44,45,46]. The organoid technology has become widely accepted in recent years, since these 3D cultures faithfully recapitulate the genotype, phenotype, and cellular behaviors.

Prostate cancer contains nerve cells that are linked to disease progression, but their source was unknown. A mouse study reveals that cells from the brain invade prostate.

Leonardo da Vinci – who died years ago today – drew uncannily accurate studies of the human body. And if had been published in his lifetime, they would have changed the course of .Herophilus, Alexandrian physician who was an early performer of public dissections on human cadavers; and often called the father of anatomy.

As a member of the well-known scholastic community in the newly founded city of Alexandria during the single, brief period in Greek medical history when the.The scientist went on that although new drug compound effectively targets prostate cells culture there is a good prospect it might cure other types of cancer if the outcome of the first clinical.