cell proliferation

cell proliferation

an increase in the number of cells, due to cell growth and division. see GROWTH FACTOR, CYTOKINE.
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However, styrene oligomers were reported to have no endocrine disruptive effect both in a MCF-7 cell proliferation assay (10) and in a radioisotope (RI) receptor competitive-binding assay using rat estrogen receptor (10,11).
In so doing, the three scientists discovered molecular machinery that orchestrates cell proliferation, says molecular biologist Stephen J.
Key words: apoptosis, cell proliferation, di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate, hypolipidemic drugs, peroxisome proliferation, peroxisome proliferator activated receptor.
In unprotected cells, they saw inflammation and the hallmarks of cancer: DNA damage, uncontrolled cell proliferation, and eventually precancerous growths called papillomas.
Researchers have shown that, on the biochemical level, Cox-2 chemically alters prostaglandin, a hormonelike compound that stimulates inflammation and cell proliferation.
The hormone can then bind to these cells and spur cell proliferation.
The aldehydes seem to inhibit cell proliferation within copepod embryos.