Proliferation


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Proliferation

 

excessive growth of tissue in an organism as a result of the repeated production of cells. Such cell production is quite different from any other means of increasing the volume of tissue, such as edema.

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It is vital that chemotherapeutic agents induce death and inhibit proliferation of cancerous cells whilst allowing normal healthy cells to flourish.
That's the message from 19 nuclear non-proliferation experts in a letter sent today asking the NRC to fulfill its statutory responsibility to assess proliferation threats related to the technologies it regulates.
The concept of a zone free from nuclear weapons was once developed with an eye primarily on the proliferation problem posed by Israel," he explained, adding "today, Iran's enrichment capability and other sensitive nuclear installations are obviously just as much in focus.
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In a statement released Tuesday, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry points out that the previous UN NPT Conference took place in 2005 without any notable agreement on the issues of nuclear proliferation such as the failure of key nuclear states to join or ratify the NPT, and the lack of proper mechanisms for sanctions in the event of its violation.
On the sidelines of the summit, Benkhadra held a meeting with US under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs, Ellen Tauscher, during which the US official called on Morocco to join the initiatives aimed to fight nuclear proliferation.
We call on all countries, whether they have chosen to join the NPT or not, to work together to limit, to prevent, the threat of further nuclear proliferation.
The United States has warned that the disgraced scientist, who was effectively put under a five-year house arrest after he admitted leaking nuclear secrets to Iran, North Korea and Libya, is still a proliferation risk.
6) Vitamin E supplementation as alpha-tocopherol 233 mg/d for 28 days significantly increased phytohemagglutinin (PHA) or lipopolysaccharide (LPS) stimulated lymphocyte proliferation and decreased oxidative stress, plasma malondialdehyde, and urinary DNA adduct 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine in healthy individuals.
The PSI is an innovative and proactive approach to preventing proliferation that relies on voluntary actions by states that are consistent with national legal authorities and relevant international law and frameworks.
FGF's are key-players in the processes of proliferation and differentiation of cells.

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