resting cell


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Related to resting cell: interphase, Resting membrane potential

rest·ing cell

a quiescent cell; one not undergoing mitosis.

resting cell

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

resting cell

a cell that is not undergoing division. See also interphase.

resting cell

any cell that is not undergoing active division (mitosis).
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vi) resting cells also were stimulated due to the presence of tumor cells, and this is considered by the MichaelisMenten function.
To alleviate the competitive inhibition of the growth substrate (phenol in our study) and the non-growth substrate (4-cp in our study) as well as the extension of the lag phase for degradation due to non-growth substrate toxicity in simultaneous degradation of the two compounds, many researchers have suggested the sequential degradation of the growth substrate, followed by the non-growth substrate by resting cells (Alvarez-Cohen and McCarty, 1991; Hecht et al.
The MLI of resting cells, obtained at the basal state using luminol as a chemiluminescence reagent, was significantly lower in patients from group Inf than in those from group N-Inf (p [less than] 0.
Amazingly, nurse macrophages can also produce CD4+ T-cells, which are released as resting cells.
The specific drug tested, known as KG5, singles out RAF in proliferating cells, but ignores normal or resting cells.