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Mitogenic

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adjective

Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a mitogen


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Word origin: mito(sis) + -gen + -ic

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Re: Mitogenesis assay?

Yea, it turned out to be just that above a certain concentration the mitogenic effect was so pronounced that it caused the lymphocytes to proliferate to the extent that, in the time until absorbance was measured, the cells exhausted nutrients and filled the ...

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by sam2400
Mon Aug 16, 2010 11:41 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Mitogenesis assay?
Replies: 2
Views: 3881

Re: Cancer

... is no. Cause of cancer can be loss of function mutation that inhibits apoptosis(programmed cell death),or mutation that cause gain of function in mitogenic pathways so that cascade is activated even without proper signal. Sometimes there's defective receptor,G protein or other protein kinases..Sometimes ...

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by zami'87.
Sat Dec 05, 2009 5:06 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Cancer
Replies: 10
Views: 4780

Lymphocyte Overnight Culture parameters

... probably got the point. And what comes to culture conditions, 5% CO2, +37C and RPMI + 10% FCS should be just fine, although FCS can sometimes be mitogenic for T-cells, so e.g. 5% human AB serum is even a better option. And 0.5 to 1x10^6 cells /ml should be good as well. Hope this helps!

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by biohazard
Thu Nov 27, 2008 9:33 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Lymphocyte Overnight Culture parameters
Replies: 5
Views: 8879

The Fiber Disease

... skin disease....... . .flame on.... those who know need no more goggles than those goggles..... Gurwitsch [1923], who called it the "mitogenic radiation". Today it is known from the work of Fritz Albert Popp [Popp, 2000], that such biophotonic or mitogenic light, while being ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:03 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5427105

Oncogene vs Proto-oncogene...what is the difference?

... for proteins that help to regulate cell growth and differentiation. Proto-oncogenes are often involved in signal transduction and execution of mitogenic signals, usually through its protein product. Upon activation, it (or its product) becomes a tumor inducing agent, an oncogene. Further Check ...

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by sachin
Fri Nov 10, 2006 3:57 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Oncogene vs Proto-oncogene...what is the difference?
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