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 (ĭn-do͞os′, -dyo͞os′)
tr.v. in·duced, in·duc·ing, in·duc·es
1. To lead or move, as to a course of action, by influence or persuasion. See Synonyms at persuade.
2. To bring about or stimulate the occurrence of; cause: a drug used to induce labor.
3. To infer by inductive reasoning.
4. Physics
a. To produce (an electric current or a magnetic charge) by induction.
b. To produce (radioactivity, for example) artificially by bombardment of a substance with neutrons, gamma rays, and other particles.
5. Biochemistry To initiate or increase the production of (an enzyme or other protein) at the level of genetic transcription.
6. Genetics To cause an increase in the transcription of the RNA of (a gene).

[Middle English inducen, from Old French inducer, from Latin indūcere : in-, in; see in-2 + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

in·duc′i·ble adj.
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The expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS), cyclooxygenase-2 (COX)-2 and intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1), and the release of nitric oxide, prostaglandin (PG)E(2) and interleukin-8 (IL-8) were determined.
I plan to construct genes for the production of growth factors under tetracycline inducible regulatory promoters.
The topics include generating cytotoxic T lymphocytes for the immunotherapy of EBV-associated malignancies, the enhanced migration of human dendritic cells expressing inducible CD40, constructing human antibody gene libraries and selecting antibodies by phage display, using telomerase reverse transcriptase to identify immunogenic peptides of the self-tumor antigen, liposomes for gene transfer in cancer therapy, and the cellular immunotherapy of cancer.
The methodology proceeds either by experimental reasoning with logical and consistent coherence as in mathematics, or by observation, tentative explanation, controlled experimentation, and inducible conclusions as in the life sciences.
Soon after the discovery that nitric oxide was produced in the body, nitric oxide was reported to be the product of the enzyme nitric oxide synthase (NOS), of which 3 isoforms exist: neuronal NOS, inducible NOS, and endothelial NOS.
Ambrosio said, "One would think that these patients should be given a thorough search for underlying coronary artery disease before undergoing vascular surgery, including coronary angiography, (but) current guidelines only advocate non-invasive testing for inducible myocardial ischemia.
Immunofluorescent staining for TGF-[beta] 1/2/3 (Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Santa Cruz, California), VEGF (Santa Cruz Biotechnology), inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS; R&D Systems, Minneapolis, Minnesota), and hypoxia inducible factor (HIF; Santa Cruz Biotechnology) was performed.
Rockefeller University (New York, NY) has patented chemically inducible promoters that may be used to transform plants, including tobacco and lettuce, with genes which are easily regulatable by adding the plants or plant cells to a medium containing an inducer of the promoter or by removing the plants or plant cells from such medium.