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mitogen

[′mīd·ə‚jen]
(cell and molecular biology)
A compound that stimulates cells to undergo mitosis.
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Silibinin inhibits ultraviolet B radiation-induced mitogenic and survival signaling, and associated biological responses in SKH-1 mouse skin.
Correlations of receptor binding and metabolic and mitogenic potencies of insulin analogs designed for clinical use.
Another in vitro gene expression study with normal and PCOS ovaries revealed altered expression of several genes involved in insulin function like PDK4 (pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase 4), PIGH (phosphatidylinositolglycan class H) and UDP-GalNAcPP (UDP-GalNAc pyropho sphorylase) and some genes involved in insulin mitogenic pathway, mainly those in MAPK pathway, such as RPS6KA2 (44).
A significant increase in serum mitogenic activity was observed, however, no difference was seen when the patients developed NHO compared with the other patients and healthy controls.
Immunostimulatory Actions of Lactobacilli: Mitogenic Induction of Antibody Production and Spleen Cell Proliferation by Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp.
They also detail research on anti- apoptotic mitogenic and metabolic signaling systems, signaling pathways, crosstalk between insulin and EGFRs, and the temporal dynamics of EGFR signaling in quantitative proteomics.
Gossage C, Deyhim M, Moser-Veillon PB, Douglas LW Kramer TR: Effect of -carotene supplementation and lactation on carotenoid metabolism and mitogenic T lymphocyte proliferation.
Peripheral lymphocytes in Alzheimer's patients display a similar cell-cycle defect when exposed to a mitogenic stimulus, Dr.
Several studies, including ours, indicate a crosstalk between metabolism and mitogenic signal pathways critical in invasion, angiogenesis and metastasis.
This potent mitogenic factor requires the presence of heparan sulfate (as found on syndecans) as coreceptors for FGF receptor binding and signaling (Bernfield & Hooper 1991; Mundhenke et al.
These experiments demonstrated that MC-S has a mitogenic effect on non stimulated PBLs, exhibiting a statistically significant peak proliferation of 29.
Moreover, an EGF--like factor extracted from the mussel Mytilus edulis was shown to enhance mitogenic activity in dissociated mantle cells (Odintsova et al.