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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However, cell proliferation was significantly decreased or blocked as hydrogen peroxide increases.
A diet high in flaxseed (40% of the diet, w/w) significantly decreased mitogen stimulated splenocyte proliferation in pregnant and F1 generation rats; however, defatted flaxseed meal or a lower concentration of flaxseed (20% of the diet, w/w) did not change the lymphocyte proliferation?
46] The exuberant endothelial proliferation involves an autocrine loop of endothelial secretion of basic fibroblast growth factor.
Joseph Podolski, President and CEO commented, "We believe this current study has the potential to address the FDA's concerns regarding the long-term risk of brown fat proliferation in humans.
We are working with the FDA to properly assess the potential for human risk presented by the appearance of the brown fat proliferations in the two-year rat study.

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