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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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"If you could overproduce them, you would boost the odds that a rubber enzyme and large initiator would meet.
An overabundance causes inflammation, and skin cells may overproduce, stick together in clumps, and tall off as flakes.
Though excessive amounts of catechins can overproduce liver enzymes in animals, the relatively low levels in green tea aren't worrying.
Patients who overproduce DPF2 have a particularly poor prognosis.
Carcinoid syndrome occurs when metastatic carcinoid tumors overproduce certain chemicals such as serotonin.
The company said Carcinoid syndrome occurs when metastatic carcinoid tumors overproduce certain chemicals, including serotonin.
Josh's disorder is different from gigantism, where sufferers overproduce a growth hormone.
The researchers studied mice that had been genetically modified to overproduce Sirt1 protein and found that only the mice that overexpressed Sirt1 in the brain (called BRASTO) had significant lifespan extension and delay in aging, just like normal mice reared under dietary restriction regimens.
Mice genetically engineered to overproduce the brain chemical serotonin died at an early age after developing symptoms similar to those of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), suggesting improper regulation of serotonin may cause SIDS in humans.
The illness can spark the body to overproduce bone, which can damage sight and can even kill.
As further evidence of the ribosomal mechanism, the group showed that bacteria treated with NRI compounds respond by trying to overproduce ribosomal proteins.
The drug prevents Bcr/Abl from stimulating the white blood cells to grow and overproduce, especially blast (immature) cells.