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pro·lif·er·ate

(prō-lif'ĕr-āt),
To grow and increase in number by means of reproduction of similar forms.
[L. proles, offspring, + fero, to bear]

proliferate

(prə-lĭf′ə-rāt′)
v. prolifer·ated, prolifer·ating, prolifer·ates
v.intr.
To grow or multiply by rapidly producing new tissue, parts, cells, or offspring.

pro·lif′er·a′tion n.
pro·lif′er·a′tive adj.
pro·lif′er·a′tor n.

pro·lif·er·ate

(prŏ-lif'ĕr-āt)
To grow and increase in number by means of reproduction of similar forms.
[L. proles, offspring, + fero, to bear]

proliferate

grow/increase in number

pro·lif·er·ate

(prŏ-lif'ĕr-āt)
To grow and increase in number by reproduction of similar forms.
[L. proles, offspring, + fero, to bear]
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Ligands for peroxisome proliferator activated receptor gamma and retinoic acid receptor inhibit growth and induce apoptosis of human breast cancer cells in vitro and in BAX mice.
Table 2 presents data for four peroxisome proliferators in order of decreasing potency for inducing mouse liver tumors.
Proliferators and their facilitators continue to work aggressively to circumvent export controls, establish front companies to deceive legitimate firms into selling them WMD-related materials, ship WMD-related materials under false or incomplete manifests, and launder their financial transactions through established banking institutions.
The mouse peroxisome proliferator activated receptor recognizes a response element in the 5' flanking sequence of the rat acyl CoA oxidase gene.
If this is indeed a real change in policy, America is poised to serve as a catalyst for progress on a range of important issues, including Arab-Israeli peace, support for democracy, Arab reform, and a stronger world coalition against proliferators and terrorists.
Guidelines for NBC regional deterrence should include developing credible counterproliferation postures, profiling potential adversaries, tailoring our military capabilities to specific threats, integrating NBC preparedness into exercises and warplans, and actively pursuing coalitions designed to deter regional proliferators from threatening to use or using NBC weapons.
These drugs, which include gemfibrozil, belong to a class of chemicals known as peroxisome proliferators.
Potential proliferators such as Algeria, Iran, and Syria appear to be acquiring the basic expertise and infrastructure needed to provide a nuclear weapons option, often through the acquisition of nuclear power reactors for ostensibly peaceful purposes.
When the only remaining superpower disavows being willing to risk doomsday, thereby setting an example for the rest of the world to follow, the United States will have earned the right to chastise the proliferators.
While the missile programs and proliferation activities of Iran, North Korea, Syria and non-state actors are reminders that much work remains to be done, the MTCR has made it more difficult and costly for proliferators to produce or acquire missiles capable of delivering weapons of mass destruction than otherwise would be the case.
13382 is aimed at freezing the assets of proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their supporters, thereby isolating them from the US financial and commercial systems.
They have all been added to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) list of proliferators.