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cy·brid

(sī'brid),
A cell with cytoplasm from two different cells as a result of cell hybridization.
[cell + hybrid]

cybrid

(sī′brĭd′)
n.
1. A cell that has nuclear DNA from one source and cytoplasmic DNA from another, such as a nonhuman animal cell that has had its nucleus replaced by the nucleus of a human somatic cell.
2. A cell line or organism derived from a cybrid cell.
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0] ceils typically yields up to several hundred transformed cybrid cells.
During the initial weeks in which a newly synthesized cybrid line is undergoing expansion, multiple mitotic cycles occur, and transferred but nonreplicable entities degrade and dilute.
CYBRID will also benefit users making more dramatic shifts in their storage operations, such as replacing DLTtape with Exabyte 8mm.
Capacity and speed of the CYBRID solution are a function of the type of drives featured in the array, and Cybernetics offers the full range of Exabyte 8mm, DLTtape, and Jaz models.
In addition, cybrid cell lines are useful in the discovery of new therapeutic targets and diagnostic markers through the identification of novel genes and proteins associated with mitochondrial dysfunction.
The scientists then performed a series of biochemical assays on the cybrid cell lines, measuring cytochrome oxidase activity and complex I activity, the key elements within the mitochondrial electron transport mechanism.
54) He describes a method for removing mitochondrial DNA and replacing it with the mitochondria from platelets, creating a combination of nucleated and nonnucleated cells called cybrids.
These cells, called cybrids, make it possible to study the effect of distinct mtDNA mutations on ATP production, protein synthesis, and other important mitochondrial processes within individual cells.
Set 1,000 years in the future, the game tells the story of two brothers at war against each other and the sudden invasion of cybrids -- mechanical beings seeking to destroy all humanity.
Upgrade weaponry, manipulate genetic structure, plan and execute multiple missions to beat the Cybrids at their deadly game.
Players assume command of an army of Bioderms, classified as non-human warrior pilots created in bio-vats, charged with defeating enemy cybrids.