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mitogen

[′mīd·ə‚jen]
(cell and molecular biology)
A compound that stimulates cells to undergo mitosis.
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Figure 2 summarized the measurement of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-[alpha]) levels in unstimulated (left), T-cell mitogen stimulated (center, phytohaemmaglutinin, PHA), and T-dependent B-cell mitogen (right, pokeweed, PWM) stimulated cell cultures.
H]]-thymidine upon in vitro stimulation with mitogen/antigen declined in order: mitogen phytohaemagglutinin (PHA) > concanavalin A (ConA) > antigen CD3 (CD3) > pokeweed mitogen (PWM).
Therefore, the current study was conducted to determine the effects of SDG on mitogen stimulated human lymphocyte proliferation in vitro.
In vitro mitogen stimulated T cell proliferation, using human whole blood cell cultures, was measured following the method of Kramer and Burri.
3]H-thymidine (ICN Biomedical, Irvine, CA) in a volume of 100 [micro]L to each well after a 4-day incubation (96 hr) or a 5-day incubation (120 hr) with mitogens.
Cells and mitogens were diluted in a third media composition identical to media 1 described above except for the FBS manufacturer (Gemini, Calabasas, CA).
Reduced lymphocyte responses to mitogens in natural and experimental trichomoniasis.
Fabaceae) on mitogen response of the spleen cells in Graffi tumor bearing (GTBH) and healthy hamsters were reported.
Thus, although MCF-7, but not MDA-MD-231, cells were stimulated by this mitogen in the corncob bedding extract, it is unlikely that the ER is directly involved in this response.
The cells were incubated for 96h with both VA-E at 0, 10, 100 and 1000 [micro]g/ml, interleukin-6 at 1000 U/ml, and pokeweed mitogen and phytohaemagglutinine at 2.
The blood specimens were analyzed for organochlorine pesticide levels and indicators of immune competence including numbers and percentages of various types of white blood cells, immunoglobulin levels (IgA, IgG, IgE, IgM), and degree of mitogen-induced lymphoproliferative activity with three different mitogens.
formosanus pretreatment, showed significant splenocyte-stimulating effects by mitogens PHA and LPS (p<0.