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mi·to·gen

 (mī′tə-jən)
n.
An agent that induces mitosis.


mi′to·gen′ic (mī′tə-jĕn′ĭk, mĭt′ə-) adj.
mi′to·ge·nic′i·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

mitogen

(ˈmaɪtədʒən)
n
(Biology) any agent that induces mitosis
mitogenic, mitogenetic adj

mi•to•gen

(ˈmaɪ tə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn)

n.
any substance or agent that stimulates mitosis.
[1950–55; mito (sis) + -gen]
mi`to•gen′ic (-ˈdʒɛn ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.mitogen - an agent that triggers mitosismitogen - an agent that triggers mitosis  
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
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mi·to·gen

n. mitógeno, sustancia que induce mitosis celular.
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Pokeweed mitogen (Gibco BRL, USA) was used to stimulate the lymphocytes to proliferate in culture.
The culture medium contained 5 [micro]g/ml concanavalin A (Con A), 10 [micro]g/ml phytohemagglutinin (PHA), or 5 [micro]g/ml pokeweed mitogen (PWM) to determine the lymphocyte response to mitogen stimulation.
The cells were incubated for 96h with both VA-E at 0, 10, 100 and 1000 [micro]g/ml, interleukin-6 at 1000 U/ml, and pokeweed mitogen and phytohaemagglutinine at 2.