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Extracellular

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extracellular

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adj.
  1. located or occurring outside a cell or cells

extracellular fluid

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n.
  1. liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid; ECF

extracellular matrix

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E.g.
  • An extracellular matrix (ECM) is also present in metazoans.
  • The extracellular matrix (ECM) of collagen is what gives it its high strength.
  • These scaffolds fulfill a similar purpose as the extracellular matrix in natural tissue.

extracellular domain

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E.g.
  • The amino acid (aa) region 437-558 in the extracellular domain of endoglin will bind to TGF beta receptor II.
  • CD45's large extracellular domain is highly glycosylated, and these eight isoforms allow wide variation in the structure of its side chains.
  • A soluble form of endoglin can be produced by the proteolytic cleaving action of metalloproteinase MMP-14 in the extracellular domain near the membrane.

extracellular space

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E.g.
  • C1q, C3b) and other molecules found in extracellular space.
  • They are transported through aqueous compartments of cells or through extracellular space by water-soluble carriers (e.g.
  • Facilitated diffusion helps in the release of accumulated glucose into the extracellular space adjacent to the blood capillary.
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