cell movement

cell movement

[′sel ‚müv·mənt]
(cell and molecular biology)
Intracellular movement of cellular components.
The movement of a cell relative to its environment.
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As the cancer progressed, they saw the emergence of networks involved in cell movement and attachment and in remodeling of the extracellular matrix.
Metastasis is one of the deadliest aspects of cancer, so restricting aberrant cell movement is an important step towards advancing treatments.
Teasing out the cellular interactions involved in cell movement and growth is a crucial step in combating cancer, most scientists now concur.
The model capitalizes on the convenience and scheduling flexibility of oral administration to maximize anticancer activity, minimize potential toxicity and resistance, and exploit the drug's mechanisms of action on both cancer cell division and cell movement.
Many of the genes are involved in inflammation as well as cell movement, cell death or survival, and a pathway that allows cells to respond to chemicals that promote cell growth.
cMET has been extensively studied in both the laboratory environment and the clinic, with increasing data suggesting that uncontrolled stimulation of cMET plays a key role in a variety of effects associated with cancer, including cellular growth, increased cell movement and invasion, and an increased ability of cancer cells to metastasize.
Normally, CXCR4 helps activate the immune system and stimulate cell movement.
cMET has been extensively studied in the laboratory environment and, to a lesser extent, in the clinic, with increasing data suggesting that uncontrolled stimulation of cMET plays a key role in a variety of effects associated with cancer, including cellular growth, increased cell movement and invasion, and an increased ability of cancer cells to metastasize.
Starvation inhibits an important biological signaling system, known as the mTOR pathway--named for a key protein involved in regulating cell growth and survival, cell movement and protein production.
These changes are the result of disorganized expression of molecules that direct immune cell movement.
This is a fundamentally new way of looking at cell movement.
Training content (objective, benefit and expected impact) Members of the Rho-subfamily GTPases are involved in the organization of actin cytoeskeleton and integrin complexes, being for this reason important regulators of cell movement and adhesion.