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immunodeficient

Definitions

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  • adj. exhibiting immunodeficiency

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  • adj. incapable of developing an immune response following exposure to an antigen

Etymologies

immuno- +‎ deficient (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This is quite interesting, as a fair number of models of immunodeficient mice exist, which are typically raised in quite sterile conditions.

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  • It's not "cute" to keep a bald, immunodeficient guinea pig bred as a lab animal as a pet!

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  • And there are some severely immunodeficient mouse strains in which even some human cancers can grow.

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  • Antiretroviral drugs to control HIV and antimicrobials to control secondary infections can prolong life, but eventually the immune system becomes so damaged that patients are considered immunodeficient and death usually follows in a few years.

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  • They then tested the functionality of the cultured platelets by infusing them into immunodeficient mouse models and confirmed that they had the same life span as human platelets infused in mice.

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  • O'Brien CA, Pollett A, Gallinger S, Dick JE (2007) A human colon cancer cell capable of initiating tumour growth in immunodeficient mice.

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  • On the basis of these evidences, we examined the therapeutic efficacy of hMADS cells for fracture healing in an immunodeficient rat femur non-union fracture model.

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  • Notably, the antiangiogenic effect of bevacizumab (anti-VEGF antibody) requires normalization of VEGFR1 and VEGFR2 levels in human squamous-cell carcinomas vascularized with human blood vessels in immunodeficient mice.

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  • DNCD3 splenic cells from young NOD mice (1) provided long-lasting protection against diabetes transfer in NOD/Scid immunodeficient mice, (2) proliferated and differentiated in the spleen and pancreas of NOD/Scid mice and pre-diabetic NOD mice into IL-10-secreting T

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  • Piacibello W, Sanavio F, Severino A, Dane A, Gammaitoni L, et al. (1999) Engraftment in nonobese diabetic severe combined immunodeficient mice of human CD34 (+) cord blood cells after ex vivo expansion: evidence for the amplification and self-renewal of repopulating stem cells.

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