cellular division

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Noun1.cellular division - the process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cellscellular division - the process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cells
amitosis - the direct method of cell division characterized by simple division of the nucleus without formation of chromosomes
segmentation, cleavage - (embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum
meiosis, miosis, reduction division - (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants)
mitosis - cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
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These pathways then interacted with p53, a regulator of cellular division, to prevent the cells from continuing to grow and divide, driving them toward a state known as cellular senescence.
The results reveal new genetic pathways involved in the disease, like cellular division and DNA repair, as well as new genes - not previously described - that might be crucial for understanding its origin and evolution.
Akihito's brother, Prince Hitachi, also went into science, studying the role of cellular division in cancer.
It is involved in cellular metabolism, cellular division, protein creation, and the promotion of a strong immune system, among other functions.
Through a series of random mutations, genes that encourage cellular division are pushed into overdrive, while genes that normally send growth-restraining signals are taken offline.
The high arginine content of Nutralys can also contribute to cellular division (collagen formation and tendon development).
Activetelecom is the corporate cellular division of Fone Logistics, a leading North-East business operating within the mobile telecommunications environment.
Catch an artist stepping out of the comfort zone of his established, even feted practice, while leaning into nascent work, and the impending split into distinct parts follows the course of cellular division.
The nucleus directs and permits cellular adaptation and cellular division from one cell (M1) to two cells (M2), influenced by its genetic make-up and surrounding environment.
Recently, several new classes of agents have been discovered that target specific cellular processes required for cellular division.
2 At the start of meiosis, a cellular division process that creates sex cells, chromosomes align and pair off.
The St James Place apartments were a latest example of the new open plan style were main living areas were segregated only by demands of use rather than by traditional cellular division.