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PWM

Abbreviation for pokeweed mitogen.

mitogen

(mi'to-jen)
A plant-derived protein used in the laboratory to stimulate cell division (mitosis). It is frequently used in vitro to study the proliferation of lymphocytes from blood drawn during a research study. The most commonly used mitogens are phytohemagglutinin and concanavalin A. See: concanavalin A; lectin; phytohemagglutinin

pokeweed mitogen

Abbreviation: PWM
A mitogen isolated from the pokeweed plant, Phytolacca americana. In the presence of T lymphocytes, it has the capacity to induce primed B lymphocytes to proliferate and differentiate into plasma cells.

pokeweed mitogen

Abbreviation: PWM
A mitogen isolated from the pokeweed plant, Phytolacca americana. In the presence of T lymphocytes, it has the capacity to induce primed B lymphocytes to proliferate and differentiate into plasma cells.
See also: mitogen
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