clonogenic cell

clo·no·gen·ic cell

a cell that has the potential to proliferate and give rise to a colony of cells; some daughter cells from each generation retain this potential to proliferate.
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Oral mucositis is characterized by atrophy and rupture of epithelial tissue, followed by ulcerations with direct clonogenic cell death as a consequence of oxidative stress arising from chemotherapeutic and radiotherapeutic treatments of patients with head and neck cancer.
Relationships between clonogenic cell survival, DNA damage and chromosomal radiosensitivity in nine human cervix carcinoma cell lines.
Meyn, "Clonogenic cell survival assay," Methods in Molecular Medicine, vol.
Clonogenic cell survival assay was used in our study to determine antiproliferative effects of AA extracts by checking its ability to inhibit cancer cells from dividing and forming colonies.
In order to obtain optimal tumor cell killing with uniform clonogenic cell density and to avoid necrosis of the normal cell present within the target volume, the dose distribution within the target volume should be uniform [12].
An analytical expression for TCP, based on a binomial expression with the assumption that every clonogenic cell has to be eradicated in order to control the tumor, that takes into account the heterogeneity in dose at cellular level was presented in a previous paper [21].
Tissue-specific damage such as mucositis, dermatitis, or fibrosis is no longer thought to be the sole consequence of direct clonogenic cell death.
Aldehyde dehydrogenase activity is significantly higher in the clonogenic cell population than it is in nonstem tumor cells.
In the present study, we isolated and purified rabbit BMSCs based on their ability to form adherent clonogenic cell clusters.
1) on lung cancer cells proliferation, clonogenic cell growth and expression of lung cancer markers and cancer-related genes.
The Bowman-Birk protease inhibitor enhances clonogenic cell survival of ionizing radiation-treated nucleotide excision repair-competent cells but not of xeroderma pigmentosum cells.
The validity of the LTC-IC assay is dependent on the existence of a linear relationship between the endpoint measured (clonogenic cell output as assessed after 5 weeks of culture) and the number of LTC-IC in the original test suspension down to limiting numbers of LTC-IC.