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overproduction

Excessive output of an organic element during the reparative process, as in excessive callus development after a bone fracture.
See: keloid
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Snow (now ProteoTech President & CSO), Ken-ichiro Fukuchi, and John Hassell, relate to the generation of novel genetically engineered mice that overproduce a particular heparan sulfate proteoglycan that has been implicated to play an important role in a variety of human diseases, including Alzheimer's and other amyloid disorders.
Iansafrut CEO Arturo Vega sees the country's output climbing to 220,000 tons or more in the coming years, but some severe problems could hamper growth: Chile is competitive with California's tomato producers with a production cost of around $65 a ton, but European growers overproduce to meet EU quotas.
This has required businesses to often overproduce as they try to offset the impact of unexpected demand.
In the March Nature Immunology, researchers offer an explanation in experimental mice for this pivotal exercise of self-control: While pregnant, the animals overproduce a kind of T cell that reins in other immune cells that might target the fetus.
But he also assumes pharmaceutical companies have thought ahead and would overproduce before 2000 if they expected problems.
According to researchers, the modified toxin could treat asthma, in which lung cells secrete too much mucus, and cancers in which cells overproduce cytokines.
Myeloma cells overproduce and interfere with other blood cells, and the kidneys, liver or other organs can't function properly.
Numerous studies have shown that many kinds of cancer cells overproduce this caspase inhibitor, apparently to stymie the cellular-suicide program called apoptosis.
Sir Denis Landau, the CWS chief executive, was highly critical, claiming it allowed some countries to overproduce milk and dairy products.
In some cases, the body may overproduce or turn on production of cytokines at the wrong time, causing autoimmune conditions.
In psoriasis, these cells overproduce a damaging protein called interferon-gamma.