Carrot Cells

A popular term for elongated angulated cells in granulosa cell tumours of the ovary, a ‘soft’ criterion for differentiating them from ovarian lymphomas in which the cells are more rounded
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Oral GCD is an active form of human glucocerebrosidase which is naturally encapsulated within the carrot cells in which it is produced.
Oral GCD is a plant cell expressed form of the glucocerebrosidase enzyme (GCD) that is naturally encapsulated within carrot cells and administered orally.
The effects of salinity on vacuolar pH in carrot cells grown in liquid suspension cultures was recorded by using the pH data both in the absence or presence of 150mM NaCl by Reuveni (1992).
(New York) will spend up to $115 million for rights to an Israeli biotech company's experimental drug and its promising technology for making that drug and others in carrot cells. The world's biggest drugmaker said its deal last week with Protalix BioTherapeutics Inc.
In contrast to the rapid and dramatic toxic effects on whole carrot cells, we found that RGD was not toxic to plant cells from which the cell wall had been removed (protoplasts).
Later, a pair of research teams demonstrated that providing the right regulatory chemicals to undifferentiated carrot cells could make them start forming an embryo.
Representative plated carrot cells that were pretreated at 4 [degrees] C for 0, 7, 14, 21, and 28 days in darkness in a refrigerated incubator and subsequently removed to 22 [degrees] C for evaluation of subsequent growth and development for the same duration (i.e., 7, 14, 21, and 28 days) are shown in Figure 5.
Taliglucerase alfa is the first enzyme replacement therapy derived from a proprietary plant cell-based expression platform using genetically engineered carrot cells.
We have previously shown that RGD inhibits the process of somatic embryo formation within 3 days of application to cultured carrot cells, a result which implicates integrin in plant developmental processes.
On the single-cell level, Howell and his colleagues inserted the luciferase gene into cultured carrot cells. After 24 hours they ground up the cells and added luciferin and ATP.
The recipient wild carrot cells were treated with enzymes to remove the cell wall and expose the cell membrane.