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cybrid

[′sī·brəd]
(genetics)
A hybrid cell produced by fusing a cell nucleus with a cell of the same or a different species whose nucleus has been removed; some are able to proliferate. In plants, an individual produced following fusion of protoplasts from different species with complete elimination of the chromosomes of one of the species.
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2] consumption inhibition in osteosarcoma cybrids after 10 min of incubation with CPC (Figure 4A).
In line with this defect, elevated levels of ROS were also observed in LHON cybrids in vitro, harboring any of the three primary LHON mutations [14-17].
The clear difference in respiratory activity between control and complex I-deficient cybrids (Fig.
The recent debate over human-animal hybrids, or cybrids, has positioned the right-to-life stance on the fringes of public debate.
Had a ban on hybrids and chimeras been in effect in the United Kingdom, for example, regulators there would have had no incentive to conduct the consultation they recently sponsored to explore the ethical and scientific dimensions of creating cybrids (human nuclei, animal eggs) for research purposes.
A third application to create cybrids for studying motor neuron disease will also be submitted by a team from King's and the University of Edinburgh.
Inheritance of organelle genomes in citrus somatic cybrids.
Take cybrids, those hybrids of physical and electronic .
54) He describes a method for removing mitochondrial DNA and replacing it with the mitochondria from platelets, creating a combination of nucleated and nonnucleated cells called cybrids.
These cells, called cybrids, make it possible to study the effect of distinct mtDNA mutations on ATP production, protein synthesis, and other important mitochondrial processes within individual cells.
The cybrids were grown in Dulbecco's modified Eagle medium (DMEM) containing glucose (1 g/L), pyruvate (0.