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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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MERRF Cybrid Presents High Level of mtDNA Mutation Load, ROS Expression and Oxidative Damage, and Reduced Mitochondrial Bioenergetics.
Sala et al., "Leber hereditary optic neuropathy mtDNA mutations disrupt glutamate transport in cybrid cell lines," Brain, vol.
Mitochondrial [O.sub.2] consumption rates of osteosarcoma cybrid cells carrying healthy (control) or 11,778 LHON mutant mitochondrial DNA were measured with a Seahorse XF-24 system (Seahorse Biosciences, currently Agilent Inc.) (Danielson et al.
Relative mtDNA copy number for each cybrid was obtained by comparing to the average Ct value of mtDNA from 21 cybrids (2 [average Ct mtDNA-[Ct mtDNA-Ct 18S DNA]]).
Cybrid Technologies also displayed its spray-on self-healing solution for scratch-damaged solar panels at the show.
[13.] Brown MD, Trounce IA, Jun AS, Allen JC, Wallace DC (2000) Functional analysis of lymphoblast and cybrid mitochondria containing the 3460, 11778, or 14484 Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy mitochondrial DNA mutation.
Because transmitochondrial cybrid cells are often used to verify the pathogenicity of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) mutations, we included both control and complex I-deficient (ND1 mutation) cybrid cells.
Cybrid' Embryonic stem cells generated from creation and (human/animal short-term (maximum 14 days) growth of human--animal admixed admixed embryos (animal egg has nucleus removed and embryonic) replaced with human skin cell nucleus and exposed to electric current to fuse cytoplasm and nucleus and initiate cell division).
The research - to make cytoplasmic hybrid or "cybrid" embryos that are 99.9 percent human in genetic terms - is expected to begin at King's College London and the University of Newcastle upon Tyne unless it is blocked by a legal challenge.
Genotype and parental combination influence efficiency of cybrid induction in Citrus by electrofusion.
Users in Japan will be able to purchase entertainment and information such as games, ring tones and news from the providers, which include game manufacturer Taito Corp and Cybrid Co Ltd, a digital content creator.
A study using "cybrid" cells, in which mitochondrial DNA from enucleated cells (platelets) is transferred into DNA-depleted cells, found declines in mitochondrial function when the donor cells were from older individuals, compared with younger people, and from patients with Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease (AD), compared with healthy controls.