resting cell


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rest·ing cell

a quiescent cell; one not undergoing mitosis.
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resting cell

n.
A cell that is not actively in the process of dividing.
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resting cell

any cell that is not undergoing active division (mitosis).
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These findings were also underlined by experiments with resting cells. Cells, which were grown on methanol, could produce C[H.sub.4] from methanol + [H.sub.2] but not from methylamines + [H.sub.2] suggesting that genes involved in methylamine degradation are stringently repressed during growth on methanol.
Equation (27) highlights the main parameters ([[beta].sub.1], [[alpha].sub.1], [[alpha].sub.2], [[sigma].sub.3], [phi], [[phi].sub.1], [[mu].sub.1]) involved in tumour invasion corresponding to tumour growth rate, resting TICLs' growth rate, carrying capacity of the resting TICLs, resting cells' supply, diffusion rate of the tumour cells, and the local kinetic interaction parameters (tumour cell death and inactivation of TICLs).
(iv) resting cells also follow logistic growth in absence of tumor cells;
In resting cells, inactive RIG-I is kept in a close conformation by PKCa.
CD3/CD28 stimulated healthy TM cells presented a significant increase in the intensity of IL-1R1 staining (Figure 3(c), control MFI = 23.32, activated MFI = 45.83), whereas psoriatic TM cells displayed no change compared to resting cells (control MFI = 31.71, activated MFI = 35.86).
This antibody was expressed at a fluorescent intensity of 1.69 [+ or -] 0.05 RFI units (median [+ or -] IQR.) on resting cells (n = 8).
At that stage, no growth substrate was present in the medium and 4-cp was transformed at the expense of the resting cells. Table 2 tabulates the experiments conducted and the results of the degradation times for complete removal/ transformation of the two compounds.
Because RNA was eliminated with ribonuclease A, associated fluorescence was from DNA, allowing differentiation of hemocytes undergoing or preparing to undergo mitosis, from resting cells. The few cells to the right of the boxed area in Figure 2 likely represent hemocyte doublets not excluded by the forward scatter gate (Fig.
Cell Proliferation Induction, the company's platform technology, utilizes a specialized biophysical signal to induce certain types of quiescent or resting cells to grow, multiply and divide.
The red of watermelon snow comes from pigments in algal cysts, resting cells protected by sturdy coats.
The MLI (maximal light intensity), the ratio between the relative light units (RLU evaluated in 'rate' mode) and the number of phagocytes, was measured in resting cells diluted in Hanks' balanced solution (dilution 1/10 and 1/100, 'basal MLI').