repopulation


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repopulation

1. introduction of new animals to a farm or part of it after it has been depopulated for health or production reasons.
2. the additional growth of normal cells around a tumor that is being destroyed by irradiation.
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Symptoms were diminished as a result of this neuron repopulation.
It was in this background that it was decided to shift tigers from Ranthambhore to Sariska under its repopulation programme at the behest of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2008 as it became tigerless around 2004.
AC607 homes to the site of injury where it mediates anti-inflammatory and organ repair processes via the secretion of beneficial paracrine factors, without differentiation and repopulation of the injured kidney.
Our technique of 'decellularizing' organs leaves the vascular system intact, which facilitates repopulation of the structural matrix and the subsequent survival and function of the introduced liver cells.
Previously it was thought that Britain's repopulation was a slow process led by a few pioneering explorers.
Julia Christian said Monday that, after two weeks of negotiations, the two members of the Samaritan Center board agreed to walk away from their posts to make room for a repopulation of the panel with new members.
Waiting the necessary two years for the turtles to come of age for the radioimmunoassay would slow repopulation efforts; releasing hatchling of undetermined gender would leave researchers unable to guarantee an ample supply of females.
At Kalbarri National Park, this baiting directly assists the repopulation of black-flanked rock wallabies, which were rediscovered in the park last year after being considered locally extinct for 20 years," Mr Jacob said.
These cancer stem cells are believed to be capable of self-renewal and repopulation of tumor cells, resulting in the recurrence of cancer.
Mehrotra, who pioneered the repopulation of Sariska, pointed out that in 2008, too, Ranthambhore had grappled with a skewed gender ratio.
Using racks of coral being transplanted as part of repopulation efforts, Hay and graduate student Douglas Rasher compared the fate of corals from two different species when they were placed next to different types of seaweed common around Fijian reefs in the Pacific - and Panamanian reefs in Caribbean.
Under the program, 510 healthy devils have been successfully bred as part of an insurance population, disease-free areas have been established to support reintroduction efforts and a combined total of 102 healthy devils have been released to support the process of repopulation.