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blas·to·gen·e·sis

 (blăs′tə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
1. The transformation of small lymphocytes into larger cells that are capable of undergoing mitosis.
2. The development of an embryo during cleavage and germ layer formation.
3. Reproduction of an organism by budding.

blas′to·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk), blas′to·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.

blastogenesis

(ˌblæstəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
1. (Biology) the theory that inherited characteristics are transmitted only by germ plasm. See also pangenesis
2. (Biology) asexual reproduction, esp budding
ˌblastoˈgenic, ˌblastogeˈnetic adj

blastogenesis

the theory that hereditary characteristics are transmitted by germ plasm. Cf. pangenesis. — blastogenetic, adj.
See also: Heredity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blastogenesis - asexual reproduction by budding
agamogenesis, asexual reproduction - reproduction without the fusion of gametes
2.blastogenesis - theory that inherited characteristics are transmitted by germ plasm
theory - a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena; "theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses"; "true in fact and theory"
Translations
blastogenèse
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In vitro stimulation of bovine peripheral blood lymphocytes: analysis of variation of lymphocyte blastogenic response in normal dairy cattle.
The dermatoglyphs (or dermopapillary ridges) are formed between the 12th- and 24th-wk of intrauterine life along with the blastogenic extract of the nervous system in the ectoderm and become immutable after childbirth, except in pathological conditions (38).
Dissection of adults and buds away from the marginal ampullae during their midcycle blastogenic stage (i.e., not undergoing takeover) was carried out using a scalpel and a single-edge razor blade.
Blastogenic responses for the MTT assay were expressed as a mean stimulation index (SI) by dividing OD values of stimulated cells (C) minus relative cell numbers of unstimulated cells (C) by relative OD values of unstimulated cells.
Effect of sodium diethyldithiocarbamate, Corynebacterium parvum and mycobacterial cell wall extract in vitro blastogenic responses of bovine blood lymphocytes.
(2001) noted that blastogenic activity of lymphocytes decrease in bulls suffering from persisting cutaneous papillomatosis and use of autologous vaccine led to continual regression of the tumors and gradual elevation of lymphocytic activity.
Hamsters preimmunized with TLCK treated Ld amastigotes from culture did not show suppression of the blastogenic response to mitogens of spleen and lymph node cells after infection with Ld amastigotes from hamster's spleen and survived for more than one year, whereas infected, unimmunized animals died five months after infection.
[161] showed that gangliosides at high concentrations suppress immune responses, but that they are blastogenic at low concentrations.
The stimulation index revealed that all the biomaterials when used with conA showed moderate suppression of blastogenic effect of ConA, while suppression was greater when biomaterial was used alone without ConA.
They demonstrated immune dysfunction as evidenced by low NK cell activity and low lymphocyte blastogenic responses to T- and B-cell mitogens.
In cell-mediated immunity a decrease in folate is correlated to a decreased blastogenic response of T-lymphocytes to specific mitogens, while its impact upon humoral immunity is correlated to a decreased response to multiple antigens, (40) both of which result in immune alterations with deficiency.
Preliminary observations on the effects of the Chinese medicinal herbs Astragalus membranaceus and Ligustrum lucidum on lymphocyte blastogenic response.