American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An agent that induces mitosis.
- n. Any substance that stimulates mitosis.
- n. an agent that triggers mitosis
- From mitosis ("cell division") + -gen ("a producer of something"). (Wiktionary)
- mito(sis) + -gen. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The protein process, a series of chemical reactions officially known as the mitogen activated protein kinase (MAPK) signal transduction cascade, plays a role in many cellular functions, including cell growth and development, cell division, and death.”
“Over the period of five weeks, the researchers found that cigarette smoke turned on enzymes called mitogen-activated protein kinases linked to cell growth and survival in heart muscle.”
“Extracellular regulated kinase (ERK) 1/2, also called mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK), has been reported to phosphorylate cytosolic phospholipase A2 (cPLA”
“I dissociated the lymphocytes with a Dounce glass homogeniser and started their stimulation in culture with a bacterial mitogen, Protein A, known as an activator of B and T lymphocytes, since I did not know which fraction of lymphocytes could produce the putative virus.”
“In addition, mitogen or antigen stimulated lymphocyte cultures are performed to measure lymphocyte function.”
“With repeated application of serotonin, PKA translocates to the nucleus and in so doing activates the MAP kinase (mitogen activated protein kinase), another kinase often recruited for growth.”
“Shiojima I, Hiroi Y, Kudoh S, Oka T, et al. (1999) Bone morphogenetic proteins induce cardiomyocyte differentiation through the mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase kinase TAK1 and cardiac transcription factors Csx/Nkx2. 5 and Gata-4.”
“LF acts as a Zn2+-dependent endoprotease that snips off the N-terminus of mitogen-activated protein kinase kinases”
“LF acts as a Zn2+-dependent endoprotease that snips off the N-terminus of mitogen-activated protein kinase kinases (MAPKK).”
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