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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To demonstrate that parasite survival against exposure to artemisinin resulted from quiescence involving a proliferation blockade (11), sorbitol treatment was performed immediately after a 24-h exposure of synchronized ring-stage cultures to 11 [micro]mol/L artemisinin in the ring-stage growth arrest assay (11).
Careful analysis of the Kitt Peak quiescence photometry of NZ Boo showed a feature which we interpreted as the end of the eclipse of the white dwarf.
Metabolic changes indicative of cell quiescence include, among other things, the presence of condensed chromatin.
Regular observations were made on each culture set at 6h intervals under 32 x magnifications, in order to gather information on mating, oviposition and eggs, incubation and hatching, larval and nymphal stages, quiescence and moulting and total duration of F1 generations.
Traditional agent-based management has difficulty coping with the relative quiescence of current applications and services.
Even for a man whose career can be characterised by sustained spells of quiescence, understanding is elusive, his team-mate's troubles incomprehensible.
After several years of quiescence, it began sending out new bursts in 2005.
His topics include political quiescence despite conditions for conflict, the great abnormal pensioner booms, and the political economy of post-communist welfare.
First (oddly underplayed by the author) is that she demonstrates empirically that political rather than economic cues are the most important for predicting private economic investment and labor quiescence in developing countries.
We enjoyed a number of years of relative quiescence as we employed a strategy of containment.
9 percent for a gene expression pattern score that indicated quiescence.