cancer cell


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Noun1.cancer cell - a cell that is part of a malignant tumorcancer cell - a cell that is part of a malignant tumor
neoplastic cell - a cell that is part of tumor
malignance, malignancy - (medicine) a malignant state; progressive and resistant to treatment and tending to cause death
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"And then, can we prevent or better treat the ageing-related cancers by controlling protective effects of p16 for cancer cell death?"
'We have been carrying out clinical trials into the effect a virus and special drug has on a cancer cell with good, safe results,' he said.
To ensure certain edible foods contained valuable phytochemicals, their extracts were added to cultures of SiHa, a cervical cancer cell line, and MCF-7, a breast cancer cell line.
Studies have shown that inhibition or depletion of RLIP76, a glutathione-conjugate transport protein that helps cells defend themselves against toxicants, causes apoptosis in a number of cancer cell types.
What is odder is that a cancer cell is the product of the cell's own aging.
"There was nothing known about that mechanism to suggest how TBK-1 could drive cancer cell survival," Dr.
Orzechowski, "Cycloheximide-mediated sensitization to TNF-[alpha]-induced apoptosis in human colorectal cancer cell line COLO 205; role of FLIP and metabolic inhibitors," Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, vol.
APC-300 treatment of cancer cells was found to significantly reduce the expression of Ras oncoprotein and to modulate the protein expression of various signaling molecules involved in cancer cell growth, Adamis said.
The objectives of our research are to evaluate the inhibition of button mushrooms on human cancer cell growth and to investigate the mechanism of the anti-cancer effect.
The team found that expression of a gene called ARHI acts as a switch for autophagy, or self-cannibalization, in ovarian cancer cells. Often a mechanism for cancer cell death, "self-eating," in this case, acts as a survival mechanism for dormant cancer cells.
The loss of E-cadherin makes a cancer cell resemble a stem cell in its capacity to assume any tissue type, notes University of Pittsburgh pathologist Alan Wells.
Previous studies in our laboratory demonstrated that high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) analysis of ground corncob bedding extracts characterized two components (peak I and peak II) that disrupted endocrine function in male and female rats and stimulated breast and prostate cancer cell proliferation in vitro and in vivo.

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