B cell-growth

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B cell-growth/differentiation factor

one of several substances, such as interleukins IL-4, IL-5, and IL-6, that are derived from T cell cultures and are necessary for the differentiation, growth, and maturation of plasma cells and B memory cells.
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1[beta]-Hydroxy-2-oxopomolic acid, isolated from Agrimonia pilosa, has been reported to inhibit adipocyte differentiation and expression of several adipogenic marker genes, such as peroxisome proliferator activated receptor [gamma] (PPAR[gamma]), CCAAT-enhancer-binding protein a (C/EBP[alpha]), glucose transporter 4 (GLUT4), adiponectin, adipocyte fatty acid-binding protein 2 (aP2), adipocyte determination and differentiation factor 1/sterol regulatory element binding protein 1c (ADDl/SREBP1c), resistin and fatty acid synthase (Fas) in pre-adipocytes.
Growth differentiation factor 15 for risk stratification and selection of an invasive treatment strategy in non ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome.
Three of these Fec genes identified in sheep are bone morphogenetic protein receptor type IB (BMPRIB) or Activin Like Kinase 6, known as FecB located on chromosome 6;[3,4,5] growth differentiation factor (GDF9), known as FecG located on chromosome 5 [6,7] and bone morphogenetic protein 15 (BMP15), known as FecX located on the X chromosome the full lenght.
The miracle component is a growth differentiation factor in the blood called GDF11, whose high levels are associated with youthful strength and a sharp brain.
Role of oocyte-secreted growth differentiation factor 9 in the regulation of mouse cumulus expansion.
A new study has revealed that a blood hormone known as growth differentiation factor 11 (GDF11) declines with age, and old mice injected with this hormone experience a reversal in signs of cardiac aging.
In a recent proof-of-concept clinical trial, the researchers report that Sapphire II achieved a two-fold differentiation factor between a group of five healthy volunteers and a group of five patients diagnosed with probable Alzheimer's disease.
Previous proof-of-concept study achieved a 200% differentiation factor between controls and AD patients
Printed metallics remain a key differentiation factor for packaging and point of purchase displays.
Artis and his colleagues also found that serum concentrations of IgE and circulating basophil numbers were limited by B cell-intrinsic expression of myeloid differentiation factor 88 (MyD88), a protein known to play a role in the recognition of bacteria-derived factors.
Furthermore, vitamin K2 also inhibits the expression of the osteoclast differentiation factor (ODF)/RANK ligand, tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase activity, and mononuclear cell formation, and induces osteoclast apoptosis in vitro.