immortalization


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immortalization

[i‚mȯrd·əl·ə′zā·shən]
(cell molecular)
The process whereby a cell line gains the ability to undergo continuous cell division.
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Aristotle writes that the immortalization (to athanatizein) brought about through contemplative practice is the precise activity of our highest happiness (eudaimonia).
John Gray is no stranger to controversy, but the introductory words of his latest book, The Immortalization Commission, are a particularly blunt introduction to the thesis he endeavors to defend in his most recent work.
B-cell immortalization with EBV technique leads to growth and purity of B lymphocytes.
This is among the earliest models of life writing and activism that reveal the processes of cognition, impermanent mortality, and immortalization that frame the cosmology of Africana womanism.
The Immortalization Commission expresses the last of those positions, although its mood changes as it progresses.
Immortalization is almost always accompanied by expression of telomerase, which is most likely necessary for the continued growth of cancer cells.
The Immortalization Commission, in which Gray melds history with philosophy as he seeks to demonstrate the futility of pushing against death's outer limit, is in a genre of its own.
Further proof is their refusal to receive US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, based on the fact that the United States had partnered with the falling regimes in oppressing their peoples, robbing their wealth and making use of those regimes to serve its plans for a new world order and a new Middle East, in addition to waging successive wars alongside Israel, or on its behalf, and insisting on supporting Israel's religious discrimination - in other words, because it has been, with its allies, one of the main reasons for the spread of chaos and backwardness and for the immortalization of regimes.
Luftig and his team, including lead authors Pavel Nikitin and Chris Yan, found two enzymes, called kinases, which were critical in mediating this oncogenic stress response and preventing unchecked B-cell cell growth, called immortalization.
Among their topics are insulin receptor substrate signaling in the central nervous system from embryonic development to aging, G protein-coupled receptor hetero-dimerization as a molecular determinant of neuronal activity, the role of noradrenaline on interpersonal functioning, reversible immortalization for the expansion of neural cells, whether deficiency in striatal dopamine action is an omen for Parkinson's disease, and molecular mechanisms underlying the inhibition of axonal regeneration after central nervous system injury.
Some Muslims will consider the construction of a mosque there [by Ground Zero] as a commemoration and immortalization of what the terrorists, who committed their crime in the name of Islam, did.
Immortalization and characterization of a nociceptive dorsal root ganglion sensory neuronal line.