quiescence


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quiescence

[kwē′es·əns]
(cell and molecular biology)
A period in which a cell is not increasing its mass or going through the cell cycle.
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Proteostasis and stem cell quiescence maintenance: tracing proteostasis in quiescent stem cells from autophagy and chaperone-mediated autophagy (CMA) reporter mice during aging / impact of autophagy/CMA loss on quiescence and regeneration / molecular regulators of proteostasis.
These studies generally consider the regional and temporal variations of seismotectonic b-value, seismic quiescence Z-value, and some other statistical parameters for the analysis of earthquake behaviors, and their possible usage as precursors.
Scientists have had limited understanding of how stem cell quiescence is regulated, and are even unsure of its precise biological function.
Observing the fracture area plot, it is possible to note in particular that quiescence region was longer that in other sample sections.
Dormancy or stress-induced quiescence is a hallmark of bacterial persistence against a variety of antimicrobial drugs (16), and periodic exposure to high doses of bactericidal drugs selects increased levels of persister bacteria (17,18).
Distinct from histology, the differentiation of quiescence and regression was based exclusively on the presence (regression) or absence (quiescence) of spermatophages alongside spermatogonia because peeling of luminal cells is not evident on cytologic examination.
It is not efficient, however, in promoting ovarian quiescence.
I recorded a further 5 spectra to monitor how the dwarf nova spectrum changed as the outburst progressed and the star returned to quiescence.
They also found significant differences among strains in both the average lag response (the amount of time it takes to transition from cell quiescence to restarting cell growth) and average growth rates in response to different environmental conditions.
Explosive outbreaks of epidemics of the disease have occurred after periods of long quiescence in different parts of world.
This is followed by mental quiescence meditation (zhi-na, samatha) for the development of single-minded concentration (ting-nge dzin, samadhi) and penetrative insight meditation (lhag-t'ong, vipasyana) for the realisation of Voidness (tong-pa-nyi, sunyata).
Besix has been in the region since 1966, but the quiescence of the project market in Saudi in the 90s redirected the Belgian contractor's attentions towards the UAE.