colloid | definition

fluid inside the thyroid gland that contains the glycoprotein thyroglobulin


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Research Article: Interstitial Fluid Colloid Osmotic Pressure in Healthy Children

Date Published: April 8, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Hans Jørgen Timm Guthe, Marianne Indrebø, Torbjørn Nedrebø, Gunnar Norgård, Helge Wiig, Ansgar Berg, Yoshihiro Fukumoto. Abstract: The colloid osmotic pressure (COP) of plasma and interstitial fluid play important roles in transvascular fluid exchange. COP values for monitoring fluid balance in healthy and … Continue reading

Research Article: Hyperbranched Polyglycerol as a Colloid in Cold Organ Preservation Solutions

Date Published: February 23, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Sihai Gao, Qiunong Guan, Irina Chafeeva, Donald E. Brooks, Christopher Y. C. Nguan, Jayachandran N. Kizhakkedathu, Caigan Du, Daqing Ma. Abstract: Hydroxyethyl starch (HES) is a common colloid in organ preservation solutions, such as in University of Wisconsin (UW) solution, for preventing graft … Continue reading

Research Article: Molecular mechanisms of mesoporous silica formation from colloid solution: Ripening-reactions arrest hollow network structures

Date Published: March 7, 2019 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Bahanur Becit, Patrick Duchstein, Dirk Zahn, Yogendra Kumar Mishra. Abstract: The agglomeration of silica nanoparticles in aqueous solution is investigated from molecular simulations. Mimicking destabilization of colloidal solutions by full removal of protective moieties or surface charge, association of SiO2/Si(OH)4 core/shell particles leads … Continue reading

Research Article: Unexpected Normal Colloid Osmotic Pressure in Clinical States with Low Serum Albumin

Date Published: July 25, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Regina Michelis, Shifra Sela, Teuta Zeitun, Ronit Geron, Batya Kristal, Jaap A. Joles. Abstract: In clinical states associated with systemic oxidative stress (OS) and inflammation such as chronic kidney disease (CKD), oxidative modifications of serum albumin impair its quantification, resulting in apparent hypoalbuminemia. … Continue reading

Research Article: Spontaneous Detachment of Colloids from Primary Energy Minima by Brownian Diffusion

Date Published: January 19, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Zhan Wang, Yan Jin, Chongyang Shen, Tiantian Li, Yuanfang Huang, Baoguo Li, Jie Zheng. Abstract: The Derjaguin-Landau-Verwey-Overbeek (DLVO) interaction energy profile has been frequently used to interpret the mechanisms controlling colloid attachment/detachment and aggregation/disaggregation behavior. This study highlighted a type of energy profile … Continue reading

Research Article: Modulation of Early Inflammatory Response by Different Balanced and Non-Balanced Colloids and Crystalloids in a Rodent Model of Endotoxemia

Date Published: April 7, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Stefanie Voigtsberger, Martin Urner, Melanie Hasler, Birgit Roth Z’Graggen, Christa Booy, Donat R. Spahn, Beatrice Beck-Schimmer, Marcelo G. Bonini. Abstract: The use of hydroxyethyl starch (HES) in sepsis has been shown to increase mortality and acute kidney injury. However, the knowledge of the … Continue reading

Research Article: Effect of Topical Anaesthetics on Interstitial Colloid Osmotic Pressure in Human Subcutaneous Tissue Sampled by Wick Technique

Date Published: February 14, 2012 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Hans Jørgen Timm Guthe, Torbjørn Nedrebø, Olav Tenstad, Helge Wiig, Ansgar Berg, Rory Edward Morty. Abstract: To measure colloid osmotic pressure in interstitial fluid (COPi) from human subcutaneous tissue with the modified wick technique in order to determine influence of topical application of anaesthetics, … Continue reading

Research Article: Colloids as Mobile Substrates for the Implantation and Integration of Differentiated Neurons into the Mammalian Brain

Date Published: January 25, 2012 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Dennis Jgamadze, Jamie Bergen, Daniel Stone, Jae-Hyung Jang, David V. Schaffer, Ehud Y. Isacoff, Sophie Pautot, Vadim E. Degtyar. Abstract: Neuronal degeneration and the deterioration of neuronal communication lie at the origin of many neuronal disorders, and there have been major efforts to develop … Continue reading

Research Article: Differences in the Activities of Eight Enzymes from Ten Soil Fungi and Their Possible Influences on the Surface Structure, Functional Groups, and Element Composition of Soil Colloids

Date Published: November 14, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Wenjie Wang, Yanhong Li, Huimei Wang, Yuangang Zu, Andrew C. Singer. Abstract: How soil fungi function in soil carbon and nutrient cycling is not well understood by using fungal enzymatic differences and their interactions with soil colloids. Eight extracellular enzymes, EEAs (chitinase, carboxymethyl … Continue reading

Research Article: Evaluation of Hydrodynamic Chromatography Coupled with UV-Visible, Fluorescence and Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry Detectors for Sizing and Quantifying Colloids in Environmental Media

Date Published: February 28, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Allan Philippe, Gabriele E. Schaumann, Sangaru Shiv Shankar. Abstract: In this study, we evaluated hydrodynamic chromatography (HDC) coupled with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) for the analysis of nanoparticles in environmental samples. Using two commercially available columns (Polymer Labs-PDSA type 1 and … Continue reading