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secrete

 [se-krēt´]
to synthesize and release a substance.

se·crete

(se-krēt'),
To elaborate or produce some physiologically active substance (for example, enzyme, hormone, metabolite) by a cell and to deliver it into blood, body cavity, or sap, either by direct diffusion, cellular exocytosis, or by means of a duct.
[L. se-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

secrete

/se·crete/ (se-krēt´) to elaborate and release a secretion.

secrete

(sĭ-krēt′)
tr.v. se·creted, se·creting, se·cretes
To generate and release (a substance) from a cell or a gland: secrete hormones.

secrete

See secretion.

se·crete

(sĕ-krēt')
To elaborate or release products of cellular metabolism (enzymes, mucus, waste products).
[L. se-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

se·crete

(sĕ-krēt')
To elaborate or produce some physiologically active substance (e.g., enzyme, hormone, metabolite) by a cell and deliver it into blood, body cavity, or sap, either by direct diffusion, cellular exocytosis, or by means of a duct.
[L. se-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

secrete (sikrēt´),

v to discharge or empty a substance into the bloodstream or a cavity or onto the surface of the body. The substance secreted is called a
secretion. Glands that secrete internally are
endocrine or
ductless glands; glands that secrete into a cavity or onto the surface are
exocrine or
duct glands.

secrete

to synthesize and release a substance.

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Secreted antibodies that interact with the anchored protein antigen are detected with a fluorescently labeled reporter antibody, permitting isolation by FACS.
Currently, hybridoma selection from a mixed pool of cells involves limiting dilution cloning and assay of culture supernatants for antigen specificity of secreted antibodies.
Products include secreted protein and growth assays that rely on microencapsulation and flow cytometry and in situ hybridization assays for cancer and infectious disease.
One is secreted from cells infected with the Ebola virus, and the other forms the surface of the new viruses manufactured by infected cells.
The importance of the secreted protein to the virus remains obscure, notes Hans D.
Some investigators have proposed that the secreted protein resembles the surface protein closely enough that it could serve as a decoy, distracting the immune system from the virus.
Ignoring other immune cells, the secreted protein stuck to neutrophils, the white blood cells usually called into action at the start of infections.
Adding to that hope is a more controversial result from the same researchers: They contend that BRCA1, the protein encoded by BRCA1, is secreted by breast cells and belongs to an obscure family of proteins called granins.
The surprising claim that BRCA1 is secreted raises the possibility that the protein stops cancerous cell growth by binding to molecules on the surfaces of breast and ovarian cells.
In other experiments, led by Jensen, investigators found evidence that the BRCA1 protein is secreted.