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Expansion

Phase of the business cycle as it climbs from a trough toward a peak.

Expansion

In a business cycle, a period of growth during which an economy moves from its trough to its peak. For example, if an economy dips to growth of -2.5% and then recovers to 3% growth, this period is called expansion. It is considered a normal and inevitable part of a business cycle following a recession or other contraction. Expansion is also called recovery.
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Next, we investigated whether the increase of size of lipid droplets is due to the promotion of differentiation of 3T3-L1 preadipocytes after mitotic clonal expansion.
In a similar manner, our study used clonal expansion of independent transgene mutations as a method to quantify mosaicism.
Monitoring for clonal expansion through NGS has been applied tangentially to clinical use in the assessment of vaccine effectiveness, and in direct clinical use for monitoring lymphomas.
2010) Antigen-specific clonal expansion and cytolytic effector function of [CD8.
In this scenario, the pathogen enters via the respiratory tract, stimulating clonal expansion of CD8 T cells and IgA B cells.
Leflunomide is a pyrimidine synthesis inhibitor with a long half-life that blocks T cell clonal expansion.
This finding suggests that EBV was present before clonal expansion and probably played a role in pathogenesis of PBL.
Clonal expansion of HTLV-I infected cells in asymptomatic and symptomatic carriers without malignancy.
For example, the consequences of stoloniferous growth include the potential for rapid clonal expansion, enhanced colonization by vegetative processes, the formation of loosely organized aggregations, indeterminant growth, early age of first reproduction, high fecundity, and high mortality rates among modules, as well as a strong association with disturbed or ephemeral environments (e.
Abstract #1285, "PNH clonal expansion following bone marrow transplant: Case report," Benavides.
Persistence, replacement, and rapid clonal expansion of meningococcal carriage isolates in a 2008 university student cohort.
Moreover, the data indicate that tumors grow by punctuated clonal expansion.