cell proliferation

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cell proliferation

an increase in the number of cells, due to cell growth and division. see GROWTH FACTOR, CYTOKINE.
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California researchers have found that the low-oxygen environment in the center of a tumor specifically fosters cells that have lost their "emergency brake" against uncontrolled cell growth.
Dvorak was selected based on his breakthrough discovery of vascular permeability factor/vascular endothelial cell growth factor (VPF/VEGF) and that contribution that has led to a series of discoveries which both elucidated the mechanisms of angiogenesis.
Since the 1994 identification of the BRCA1 gene and its link to breast and ovarian cancer, researchers have wondered how the gene normally prevents malignant cell growth.
The first series of tests was designed to examine whether AAGP(TM) causes any increase in cell growth or change in cell integrity.
Overproduction of cyclins may stimulate abnormal cell growth and division, possibly leading to cancer.
Tarceva is a small molecule designed to target the human epidermal growth factor receptor 1 (EGFR/HER1) pathway, which is one of the factors critical to cell growth in a number of different cancer types.
Scientists suspect that a properly functioning BRCA1 serves as a tumor suppressor gene, carrying the blueprint for production of a protein that curbs cell growth.
Dvorak based on his breakthrough discovery of vascular permeability factor/vascular endothelial cell growth factor (VPF/VEGF) and that contribution that has led to a series of discoveries which both elucidated the mechanisms of angiogenesis as well as the development of antibodies and small molecule therapies to inhibit VEGF.
A standardized cell growth assay has been used to optimize film formulation, determine the operating ranges for extrusion, welding and gamma-irradiation processes, as well as to establish specifications and process controls.
18 ( ANI ): Scientists have devised a sophisticated procedure to track cell growth in yeast at very low nutrient concentrations.
based InQ Biosciences, a provider of technologies for cell growth and research, will introduce at the ASCB 2010 Annual Meeting, Dec.