membrane membrane  /ˈmɛmb ˌreɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a thin pliable sheet of material
  2. (n) a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants

Usage(s):

  1. When a baby is born prematurely, he is especially susceptible to a breathing difficulty that develops into hyaline membrane disease.
  2. Robb's membrane works best in a tank or stream of running water, where bubbles of oxygen are plentiful to draw on.
  3. Randall is building on the notion that particles and forces could be confined in a membrane-like object called a brane.

News

  1. Materials for Proton Exchange Membranes and Membrane Electrode Assemblies for PEM Fuel Cells

      NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Materials for Proton Exchange Membranes and Membrane Electrode Assemblies ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Molecular 'sieves' harness ultraviolet irradiation for greener power generation

    ( University of Cambridge ) Latest research uses membrane technology for 'energy efficient' gas separation -- a crucial part of many major industrial processes and important focus for increased sustainability in global energy production.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. World Membrane Separation Technologies Market

    NEW YORK, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: World Membrane Separation Technologies Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0701897/World-Membrane-Separation-Technologies-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Water_distribution_and_treatment ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "One hundred fifty one genes would include enough genes to replicate DNA, produce RNA, produce ribosomes and have a very primitive membrane," Church said.
    on Mar 8, 2009 By: George Church Source: Reuters

  2. "It seems virtually every byproduct of live birth -- amniotic fluid, amniotic membrane, placenta, cord blood, and the tissue of the umbilical cord itself -- contains stem cells that may rival embryonic stem cells in their flexibility," the...
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: Justin Rigali Source: PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)

  3. "When you examine the structure of usual alpha-helical membrane proteins, they look like a big disk of protein that snakes back and forth through the membrane. But when you look at the voltage-dependent potassium channel, you see the pore embedded...
    on Nov 16, 2007 By: Roderick MacKinnon Source: HealthNewsDigest.com

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