cell fusion


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cell′ fu`sion


n.
the fusion of the nuclei of two types of cells in the laboratory to form a new and genetically distinct cell.
[1970–75]
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They demonstrated that uncoating leading to infection occurs early in the cytoplasm, around 30 minutes after cell fusion.
The mouse with best titer was selected to sacrifice for the isolation of potent splenocytes and later used for the cell fusion with mouse myeloma cells.
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Although in general, humans and mammals have lost this regenerative capacity, the Wnt pathway is involved in numerous processes during embryonic development and cell fusion, including cell reprogramming.
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SEVIs capture viral elements and attach them to the surface of target cells, enhancing cell fusion and decreasing a cell's ability to repel viral threats.
Mostly North American researches summarize the current understanding of cell fusion in organisms ranging from yeast to mammals, and commonly used method to assay cell fusion in different systems.
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