(C) 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Appl Polym Sci 123:
“Dust particles in discharge are often levitated in a sheath region rather than in bulk plasma under gravitational conditions (on Earth). Gravity compresses dust clouds, and the gravitational force restricts the motion of the dust particles. Microgravity gives the plasmas, including dust particles, so-called complex (dusty) plasmas, where dust particles are embedded in a completely charge-neutral region of the bulk plasma. The dust cloud, as an uncompressed strongly-coupled Coulomb system, corresponds to an atomic model with physical phenomena, e. g., crystallization, phase transition, and so on. Since the phenomena are tightly connected to plasma states expressed by plasma parameters, it is significant to estimate the this website plasma parameters,
such as electron density and temperature. The present work shows the electron density measured by the frequency shift probe in the apparatus for microgravity experiments currently boarding on the International Space Station (PK-3 plus). The frequency shift probe measurement gave electron density in the order of 10(8) cm(-3) as a typical value in the apparatus, and demonstrated the detection of electrons in plasmas with dust particles. The spatial distribution profile of the electron density obtained in this measurement presents an aspect for the void formation of dust clouds under microgravity. (C) 2011 American Institute of Physics. [doi:10.1063/1.3606431]“
“Paraneoplastic coagulation disorders associated with benign and malignant gynecological tumors have been reported. However, reports on cutaneous purpural manifestation of paraneoplastic MAPK Inhibitor Library coagulopathy in cases of gynecological Napabucasin order tumors are extremely limited.
A 40-year-old woman was referred due to generalized ecchymosis 7 years after laparoscopic-assisted myomectomy. Coagulogram was markedly deranged with severe thrombocytopenia. After hematological disorders were excluded, image diagnostic modalities showed multiple intramyometrial heterogeneous mass lesions with extensive intratumoral hemorrhage. Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy was performed with supplementation of coagulation factors
and platelets. Histological examination showed intramyometrial low-grade endometrial stromal sarcoma (ESS) coexistent with adenomyosis. Coagulation disorder immediately disappeared after hysterectomy and the postoperative course was uneventful. Recurrence of either ESS or coagulopathy has not been noted 15 months postoperatively, to date.
This case illustrates a rare but potentially life-threatening consumptive coagulopathy caused by intramyometrial low-grade ESS that was assumed to secondarily arise from stromal cells of adenomyosis developed in postmyomectomy scar.”
“The melting behaviors and crystal structures of a long alkyl chain polyamide and nylon 18 18, were investigated under annealing and isothermal crystallization conditions.