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Proliferation

proliferation

(Science: cell biology) The reproduction or multiplication of similar forms, especially of cells and morbid cysts.

Origin: L. Proles = offspring, ferre = to bear


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Re: antibiotic overuse ???

... use). NOT (as suggested and what has been put into practice already) to leave an infection and hope the body can handle it, allowing the proliferation of the mutant, resistant bacteria to take hold. Sorry if I wasted the 123 peoples time for reading the flawed logic. :oops:

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by androspandros
Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:31 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: antibiotic overuse ???
Replies: 3
Views: 278

Re: adult stem cells, differentiated cells and proliferation

Hi cathbr, 1) Yes they are Somatic cells, the definition of a somatic cell is - Any cell in a multicellular organism except gametes and their precursors. As to your second set of questions if you are talking about replicating, then yes differentiated cells do proliferate in vivo, generally via mitos...

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by Amphibitile
Sun Jun 23, 2013 1:11 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: adult stem cells, differentiated cells and proliferation
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Views: 2317

adult stem cells, differentiated cells and proliferation

hi, I have two questions: 1) Are adult stem cells somatic cells? 2) Can differentiated cells proliferate in vivo? I mean once blood cells, nerve cells, muscle cells are differentiated do they actually proliferate if they are not cancerous? Or can only stem cells proliferate? I find the concept of ad...

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by cathbr
Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:16 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: adult stem cells, differentiated cells and proliferation
Replies: 2
Views: 2317

Re: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?

... would end up with over- or under-optimal numbers of mitochondria. Since many of the critical proteins in a mitochondrian are nuclear-encoded, the proliferation of the mitochondria can be limited by the availability of the nuclear-encoded gene products. It would be interesting if there are faster ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Dec 24, 2012 4:24 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?
Replies: 11
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organs shape

... results in a severe reduction of the respective compartment. ... Recently, a novel signaling complex that restricts organ size by controlling both proliferation arrest and apoptosis has been discovered (Ryoo and Steller 2003). Mutations in either hippo, salvador, or warts result in a failure of ...

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by animus
Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:41 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: organs shape
Replies: 1
Views: 4588
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