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an independent team of operatives who work together in a CELLULAR MANUFACTURING production environment.
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So, we suspect that stochastic multipliers might at once provide the heterogeneity to produce a multifractal cascade but also randomize the heterogeneity to deterministically favor neither the first nor the second daughter of each parent cell with greater proportion.
Monoclonal antibodies are antibodies made by identical immune cells that are all clones of a unique parent cell, in contrast to polyclonal antibodies, made from several different immune cells.
Schwann cell is the parent cell of both schwannoma and neurofibroma.
(1998) developed Super- CHO cell line (from Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) parent cell line) which expressed recombinant IGF-I that renders the cells to grow indifinitely in protein and/or serum-free media.
Mitosis results in daughter cells with the same genetic composition as parent cells, whereas meiosis results in progeny with different genetic composition from both each other and the parent cell (Figure 1).
Adult stem cells are multipotent, 'capable of differentiating in to more than one cell type but not all cell types' and have plasticity that is 'its ability to expand beyond its potential irrespective of the parent cell from which it is derived'.
In mitosis, one parent cell will divide and give rise to two identical offspring cells (also known as daughter cells).
Unlike mitosis, meiosis I is the reduction division because it is during this sequence of events that the haploid conditions are produced from a diploid parent cell. The second meiosis division, meiosis II, is similar to mitosis in its activities.
To survive, each new cell must have the same genetic code as its parent cell. For cells to reproduce, both the division of the nucleus and the division of the cytoplasm are necessary.
Monoclonal antibodies (MAbs) are identical antibodies because they are produced by one type of immune cell that are all clones of a single parent cell. Given almost any substance, it is possible to create MAbs that specifically bind to that substance.
Its Emergency Messaging System sends a text message alert to parent cell phones when there is a school emergency.
Such patterns can be used to determine whether a tumor arose from one or multiple progenitor cells because the inactivated chromosome is stably transmitted from parent cell to progeny cell, the investigators explained.