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History: Marrow is a mutant who, due to the physical appearance of her mutant abilities, hid herself as a young girl in the sewers underneath New York City as a member of the Morlocks, a group of mutants who were also physically deformed.
Marrow managed to survive the Morlock massacre by the Marauders and was later taken, as a young girl, to another dimension by the mutant Mikhail Rasputin in order to survive the destruction of the Morlock Tunnels.
Marrow had attached the triggering device for a bomb to her heart, telling Storm that the only way to stop the bomb was to stop her heart.
www.marveldirectory.com /individuals/m/marrow.htm   (474 words)

  Marrow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
vegetable marrow, a variety of squash, or a large courgette (zucchini).
Marrow, a character in the X-Men comic series.
Marrow (friend), mate, one of a matching pair.
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 Marrow (comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marrow (alias Sarah Rushman) is a Marvel Comics character, associated with the X-Men.
Marrow wired a time bomb to her own heart to force the X-Man Storm, who had herself led the Morlocks in the past, to either yield or kill her; Storm tore out Marrow's heart.
Marrow is a mutant, with the ability to control the growth of her bone structure.
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Procedure to transplant healthy bone marrow into a patient with deficient bone marrow function, which is often caused by chemical treatment (chemotherapy) or radiation treatment for cancer.
The healthy bone marrow may be taken from the patient prior to chemotherapy or radiation treatment (autograft), or it may be taken from a donor (allograft).
Bone marrow transplant patients are usually treated in specialized centers and the patient stays in a special nursing unit (bone marrow transplant unit: BMT) to limit exposure to infections.
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Procedure to transplant healthy bone marrow into a patient with deficient bone marrow function, which is often caused by chemical treatment (chemotherapy) or radiation treatment for cancer.
The healthy bone marrow may be taken from the patient prior to chemotherapy or radiation treatment (autograft), or it may be taken from a donor (allograft).
Bone marrow transplant patients are usually treated in specialized centers and the patient stays in a special nursing unit (bone marrow transplant unit: BMT) to limit exposure to infections.
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 Marrow (comics) -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
She is a mutant terrorist and supervillain in Marvel Comics' universe, though at one point she tried redeeming herself and joined the X-Men.
Marrow was next seen as the leader of a band of morlocks after M-Day, still retaining her powers, she gave an interview to Sally Floyd for her ex-mutant diaries.
Marrow is the only Morlock who ever joined the X-men as a team member.
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 TheFourthRail.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Instead of watching Marrow seek out a new "teammate," it's her own role in the organization and her self-perception that's at the center of this story.
Marrow has turned to the Director of Weapon X to end the pain -- physical and emotional -- that her mutant powers cause her.
Marrow, basking in her new "normalcy," realizes that she wanted to rid herself of more than just her bony spikes.
www.thefourthrail.com /reviews/critiques/081902/weaponxthedraftmarrow1.shtml   (480 words)

 Lab study: Bone marrow cells can become brain cells - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The researchers said the finding suggests that converting bone marrow cells into brain neurons may be part of a previously unknown natural healing action the body uses to replace failed brain cells.
This bone marrow was injected into the tail vein of mice whose natural bone marrow had been killed by radiation.
Blau said her team was stunned to find that some cells in the test animals' brains glowed in the dark, proving that bone marrow cells from the donor mice had migrated to the brains of the test mice and changed into neural tissue.
www.dailytexanonline.com /news/2000/12/01/News/Lab-Study.Bone.Marrow.Cells.Can.Become.Brain.Cells-701333.shtml   (732 words)

 Tampabay: Marrow registry supplies hope
Brandy needed a marrow transplant, but none of her relatives matched and there was no national registry to find unrelated donors.
The stranger whose marrow matched Ghant's perfectly was Steve Collins, a construction worker in Charlotte, N.C., with a fondness for beans and fl-eyed peas.
The marrow, a red-orange liquid, was flown from North Carolina to Seattle and brought into Ghant's room in two IV bags.
www.sptimes.com /2002/09/26/news_pf/TampaBay/Marrow_registry_suppl.shtml   (986 words)

 Weapon X: Marrow
The Weapon X one-shots continue with Marrow, and once again the creative team of the regular series are nowhere to be found.
Marrow has signed up with the Weapon X project in order to get her powers under control, so apparently we're all just going to pretend that the Spider-Man/Marrow one-shot from last year never happened.
We're back, at least, to the standard theme that Marrow wants to be beautiful, which is generally consistent with her history.
www.thexaxis.com /weaponx/marrow.htm   (599 words)

 Palm Beach Post: Palm Beach & Treasure Coast news, sports, entertainment, jobs, cars, homes
A sample of bone marrow is placed on culture media in containers for the purpose of growing microorganisms (bacteria, fungus, or viruses) in the laboratory.
A bone marrow aspiration or biopsy is necessary to collect the specimen for the culture.
If a bone marrow biopsy is also performed, a larger hollow-core needle is inserted, and a core sample of bone marrow is removed.
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 .: Welcome to UncannyXmen.Net - For The Fans, By The Fans :.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Marrow commands Spidey to let her go, but he of course refuses to do that.
Marrow fights the webslinger, and mentions something about a deal and that the night belongs to her.
Though without it, Sharon fears that Marrow is a menace to everyone and, according to the S.H.I.E.L.D. files she has read about Marrow, her being raised in a hostile alternate reality doesn’t help her case much.
www.uncannyxmen.net /db/issues/showquestion.asp?fldAuto=2630   (1914 words)

 Marrow: read reviews
They descend to the surface of the planet, Marrow, hoping to discover the origin of the Ship--only to find themselves trapped on that hellish world and abandoned by their fellow captains, even as tremendous, inexplicable changes in Marrow may doom the Ship and everyone aboard.
Robert Reed's Marrow is high-concept, epoch-spanning SF in the tradition of Olaf Stapledon's Last and First Men, Camille Flammarion's Omega, and Greg Egan's Diaspora.
No, it was because Marrow felt like a much larger book that had been winnowed down to make it more accessible, much like Goldman's "good parts version of the S. Morganstern classic" was purported to be.
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 The Seattle Times: Nation & World: Mesh cage in shoulder blade used to grow new jaw bone
LONDON — A German whose lower jaw was cut out because of cancer has enjoyed his first meal in nine years — a bratwurst sandwich — after surgeons grew a new jaw bone in his back muscle and transplanted it to his mouth in what experts call an "ambitious" experiment.
According to this week's issue of The Lancet medical journal, the German doctors used a mesh cage, a growth chemical and the patient's bone marrow, containing stem cells, to create a new jaw bone that fit exactly into the gap left by the cancer surgery.
Tests have not been done to verify whether the bone was created by the blank-slate stem cells, and it is too early to determine whether the jaw will function normally in the long term.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/nationworld/2002017103_jaw27.html   (734 words)

 marrow - OneLook Dictionary Search
Marrow : Hormel Glossary of Kitchen and Food Terms [home, info]
Phrases that include marrow: bone marrow, bone marrow transplant, bone marrow biopsy, marrow squash, bone marrow cancer, more...
Words similar to marrow: center, core, essence, gist, heart, inwardness, kernel, marrowing, marrowy, meat, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, substance, sum, bone marrow, marrow squash, vegetable marrow, more...
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 The Monitor - McAllen, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Her stepfather, Bill Van Burkleo, needs a bone marrow transplant to fight leukemia, which is a malignant cancer of the bone marrow, or soft tissue, inside the bones.
Potential bone marrow donors must be between the ages of 18 and 60 and in good general health.
A surgical option in an operating room, where the marrow is taken from the back of a pelvic bone using a syringe, is one option.
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 IUPUI senior donating marrow to dying stranger | IndyStar.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Marrow is soft, vascular, fatty tissue found in the cavities of most of the body's bones.
During the donation process, the marrow is removed through a hollow surgical needle inserted several times into the back of the pelvic bone.
Bone marrow or cord blood transplants may be an option for people diagnosed with leukemia and certain immune system and genetic disorders.
www.indystar.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051109/NEWS01/511090465   (1234 words)

 Sequential Tart - A Comics Industry Web Zine (Volume II, Issue 8, August 1999)
Marrow, having been caught in the line of fire, was given alien first aid of the Skrull kind and, collective gasp, emerged from her magical technological cocoon a gorgeous and rather pathetic new addition to the team.
Marrow as a character was, it is true, in pain.
While some small faith remains that the writers may be planning something vaguely interesting regarding Marrow, it will have to be quite phenomenal to erase the annoyance of having a barely introduced character granted (apparently) her heart’s desire and, in the process, being completely rendered completely uninteresting.
www.sequentialtart.com /archive/aug99/art_0899_2.shtml   (879 words)

 Gay League - Marrow
It was revealed at one point that Marrow had a deep admiration for the beauty of female teammate Shadowcat and was even known to sneak into her room to watch her sleep; this could simply be attributed to a mixture of envy and aesthetic appreciation, but it could also be indicative of something more.
After several adventures, including one in which she underwent further mutation into an arguably more attractive form, Marrow left the X-Men under as yet unrevealed circumstances; reverting back to her earlier form, Marrow was found in a deeply troubled mental state by the paramilitary unit SHIELD.
Marrow's skeletal structure was in a constant state of uncontrolled fluctuation, enabling her to extrude bony plates and extensions from her body for offensive and defensive purposes; she was even able to remove some of the bones to use as weapons, most often a pair of sharp, sword-like bones.
www.gayleague.com /gay/characters/display.php?id=100   (456 words)

 The Seattle Times: Nation & World: Cord blood endorsed for adults
In the European study, involving 682 patients, about one-third of both those who received matched marrow and those who were given cord blood that did not quite match their tissues were alive after two years.
In the U.S. study of 601 patients, about one-third of those who received matched marrow were leukemia-free after two years, compared with about one-fifth of those who were given cord blood or unmatched marrow.
Still, Dr. Nancy Kernan, assistant chief of marrow transplantation at Memorial-Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, said such transplants in adults should be done only as part of studies to look at and improve their effectiveness.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/nationworld/2002100667_cordblood25.html   (479 words)

 The Seattle Times: Search Results
The little girl's bone marrow had shifted into overdrive, clogging her body with 10 times as many disease-fighting white blood cells as normal.
Still, her only chance for a cure is to replace her problem bone marrow, which makes the stem cells that develop into all the other cells in a person's body.
He said 1 or 2 percent of the people in the Puget Sound region who give blood or sign up to donate marrow are minorities, but the numbers are increasing as awareness rises.
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 Comics Should Be Good! » Comic Book Urban Legends Revealed #69
The whole idea behind her character was to create someone so horrific that when STORM was forced to take her life [which is something I’ve already made a point of elsewhere that I was against] that at least there would be a justifiable reason for it.
If you notice, I tried really hard to keep MARROW away from anyone who knew her while I was writing the book–the idea being that when BOBBY brought her to the others and said “Hey, she really helped out” they were going to look at him like he was insane.
I don’t think it’s from a comic story, my memory is suggesting that it’s taken from a Comic Advertisement or Public Service Announcement where Cap is explaining the dangers of something on a poster to a group of kids.
goodcomics.comicbookresources.com /2006/09/21/comic-book-urban-legends-revealed-69   (3411 words)

 Amazon.com: Marrow: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
MARROW :: 5 their own galaxy, and at mid-voyage, they stopped...
McFarland and Dameshek introduced an acceptable means of obtaining bone marrow core biopsies.' This advance made it possible for the histopathologist...
Marrow of Human Experience, The: Essays on Folklore by William A. Wilson by William Wilson and Jill Terry Rudy (Paperback - Sep 30, 2006)
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Marrow&index=books&page=1   (953 words)

 Marrow Has Cells Like Stem Cells, Tests Show (washingtonpost.com)
That is a hallmark of embryonic stem cells, which doctors hope to use to cure a wide variety of diseases but which have stirred controversy because human embryos must be destroyed to obtain them.
When a batch of the newly identified marrow cells were injected into the hearts of rats that had experienced heart attacks, some of the cells turned into new heart muscle while others became new blood vessels to support the ailing hearts.
For several years now, she has been studying a kind of marrow cell that is very rare and difficult to cultivate in the laboratory.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A55369-2005Feb1.html   (1001 words)

 The Neopian Times - Neopia's fill-in-the-blank news source
The marrow has become so popular there is even a game held daily to guess the weight of the largest of the crop.
Marrow smothered in melted Quadruple Fudge Cheese prepared by volunteers from Meridell was served with a Strawberry Blend Slushie, courtesy of the Slushie Shop in Terror Mountain.
When interviewing diners as they were leaving the establishment, some mentioned a tasty kebab of shrimp and marrow, while others were raving about their marrow juice cocktails.
www.neopets.com /ntimes/index.phtml?section=251074&issue=252   (992 words)

 Doctors develop safer bone marrow transplants to fight cancer
Ideally, a leukemia or lymphoma patient would be given radiation or high doses of chemotherapy to destroy the cancerous bone marrow before receiving healthy marrow or blood stem cells from a donor.
Stanford researchers developed a way to condition the recipient to accept the new marrow and to inactivate the parts of the patient's immune system that would attack it.
Bone marrow and blood cell transplants are one reason the death rate from childhood cancers has dropped roughly 50 percent since the 1970s.
www.casperstartribune.net /articles/2005/10/10/news/special/9f2d1044987d602f87257090005df014.txt   (794 words)

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