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sensitivity

Post by biology_06er » Sun Oct 25, 2009 1:18 am

Hi there,

What does it mean in the phrase:

In humans, we have described that T-cells from adolescents with CFS have a decreased sensitivity for inhibition of proliferation by dexamethasone.

In terms of sensitivity..does it mean that T-cells do proliferate even more

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Post by mith » Sun Oct 25, 2009 1:59 am

sounds like it means if normally a given dose of dex causes growth to halve, growth would only be reduced by 25%.
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