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Resting cells

resting cell

A quiescent cell; one not undergoing mitosis.

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Animal cell nucleus shape changes

... are exceptions to almost everything in biology. For example, in many cells the nucleus also changes in shape when the cell matures. This is well ... Thus, the nucleus shape is typically "fixed" only in resting, mature cells. When the cell activates, for meiosis or for other ...

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by biohazard
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Animal cell nucleus shape changes
Replies: 7
Views: 12253

Centromeres in a resting nucleus

... this statement: Centromeres appear as constitutive heterochromatin in a resting nucleus. Is that true? Does that mean that the centromere sequences have no function in non-dividing cells? So, the centromeres must have sequences which only help them to bind to microtubules ...

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by Adz795
Sun Dec 04, 2011 9:55 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Centromeres in a resting nucleus
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Re: Tonicity Explanation

... body tissues or organs; a condition of sustained partial contraction of resting or relaxed muscles. Tthe osmotic pressure or tension of a solution, as in the cells would swell or shrink depending on the tonicity of the environment. A property of ...

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by bellyjelly
Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:17 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Tonicity Explanation
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Re: How to be "good at the bench"

... For example, if you are looking at the effect of factor X on cells 0, 15, 30 & 45 minutes, then every time point should have a control. ... before harvesting the next. In case of sample jam, find a suitable “resting” place, like putting them on an ice bucket or something like that. ...

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by jangajarn
Sat May 23, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to be "good at the bench"
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Re: Creatine Phosphate

Creatine-phosphocreatine interconversions are most important in cells that go back and forth between high and low levels of metabolic activity, such as in resting vs active muscle cells. Creatine kinase operates at near equilibrium making the net ...

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by blcr11
Fri Jun 13, 2008 8:41 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Creatine Phosphate
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