Cytogene - definition of cytogene by The Free Dictionary
plasmagene (redirected from cytogene)
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A self-replicating hereditary structure once thought to exist in cytoplasm and function in a manner analogous to, but independent of, chromosomal genes.
plas′ma·gen′ic (-jē′nĭk, -jĕn′ĭk) adj.
(Biology) biology any gene other than those carried in the nucleus of a eukaryotic cell, such as a mitochondrial gene
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Das tuberkelahnliche Lymphadenom (der cytogene
Oder reticulirte Tuberkel).
185 samples were collected from healthy students, aged between 17-28 years, present at CytoGene
Research and development laboratory from January 2016 to May 2016.
The potential mechanisms of beneficial effect of vitamin D in type 2 DM include (i) improved [beta]-cell function via direct effect of vitamin D or by increase in the intracellular ionized calcium which therefore would result in enhanced insulin release, (ii) increased insulin sensitivity related to expression of insulin receptor or via calcium dependent pathways in target ceils leading to increase in the glucose utilization, and (iii) inhibition of [beta]-cells apoptosis due to VDR transcription factor mediated inhibition of cytotoxic cytogene
gene expression (37).