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Growth factors

Growth factors

proteins involved in cell differentiation and growth.Growth factors are essential to the normal cell cycle, and are thus vital elements in the life of animals from conception to death. Among other things, they mediate foetal development, play a role in maintenance and repair of tissues, stimulate production of blood cells, and, gone awry, participate in cancerous processes.

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Would boiled blood be usable as a growing medium?

... wondering if I could use boiled blood as a growing medium. I believe growth factors, hormones, etc. aren't destroyed by boiling. But then why is serum purified by only ...

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by oxi
Tue Feb 03, 2015 3:32 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Would boiled blood be usable as a growing medium?
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antibiotic overuse ???

... NOT the overuse of the antibiotic that was the problem but rather other factors that caused the population growth. Yes, if the antibiotic hadn't been used in the first place it could never have happened. ...

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by androspandros
Thu Sep 18, 2014 8:43 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: antibiotic overuse ???
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Views: 4170

My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... Phase 2 would employ 2 drug types - firstly a mixture of drugs of the growth factor inhibitor type, some (perhaps most) yet to be developed, would ... to target cell growth factor receptors and interfere with growth factors activating growth factor receptors to prompt growth in cells. A traditional ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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cancer spread biology?

... Center, Beijing 100077, China [1]. Influence of emitted qi on cancer growth, metastasis and survival time of the host. 2nd World Conf for Acad ... T.; Nakajima, H. (Heart Disease Research Foundation, New York.). Common factors contributing to intractable pain and medical problems with insufficient ...

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by suzidoc8
Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: cancer spread biology?
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Views: 14374

Growth Factors and tissue renewal.

... When a cell dies in epithelial tissue, as it is replaced? Who releases growth factors? Are the cells around the cell to die? Thanks.

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by Hermanfialho
Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:15 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Growth Factors and tissue renewal.
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Views: 1537
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