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an independent team of operatives who work together in a CELLULAR MANUFACTURING production environment.
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This study also points to a better understanding of how cancer cells manage to sustain rapid cell division without triggering cell death.
They found that 22 cancer types could be largely explained by the "bad luck" factor of random DNA mutations during cell division.
Specifically, the team showed that FAK was a crucial regulator of cell division and is required for the proper orientation of cell division in cultured cells and in vertebrate tissues and organs.
They found that aging and smoking increase the likelihood that the white blood cells do not transfer a Y chromosome during cell division.
The University of Warwick led research team wanted to establish if the two clocks within a mammalian cell (the gene based "clock" regulating the cycle of cell division and the separate gene based clock within the same cell that was regulated by the body's circadian) were or could be synchronized in the same way.
Plants are able to switch cell division on and off in a very controlled way and that makes their growth very flexible and enables them to adapt so well to different environments.
Granic and Potter's study of the effects of cholesterol on cell division included a prominent finding of cells carrying three copies of the chromosome that encodes the amyloid peptide that is the key component of the neurotoxic amyloid filaments that accumulate in the brains of Alzheimer patients.
Specifically, Lkb1 (and another kinase called AMPK) helps maintain a balance between a cell's internal energy production and the process of cell division, sending signals to halt division when a cell lacks the energy needed to execute the process.
The study adds to growing evidence that combination therapies targeting different phases of the cell division cycle are vital for optimal cancer treatment.
I wonder if a similar process could be partially responsible for the spread of cancers through the body or for the growth of tumors--that is, cancer spreading and growing by transforming other cells and not just by metastasis and cell division.
The G1 cyclin, Cln3, is a regulatory protein that coordinates cell division by activating the cycling-dependent kinase, Cdc28.
The Society for Experimental Biology held a conference in July 2006 in Southampton, England to look at the processes involved in mitotic cell division and directly related phenomena.

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