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The dissolution or destruction of a cell.

cy′to·lyt′ic (sī′tə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.cytolytic - of or relating to cytolysis, the dissolution or destruction of a cell
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a. citolítico-a, que tiene la cualidad de disolver o destruir células.
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Some studies, here discussed, supported the evidence that altered NK cell activities (enhanced/uncontrolled cytolysis versus impaired cytolytic functions) are associated with protective or deleterious effects.
The fat cytolytic was approved in 2015 for shrinking double chins, with up to six 50-injection sessions.
Arreaza et al., "CD8+ cytolytic T cell clones derived against the Plasmodium yoelii circumsporozoite protein protect against malaria," International Immunology, vol.
Along with their cytolytic activity, this induces apoptosis of keratinocytes and the clinical picture of erythema, eczema like lesions or even blistering.
Inovio presented data about the development of a novel flow cytometry-based assay to assess cytolytic T cell (CTL) activity in immunised patients.
At the cellular level inside the lungs, these drugs will enhance phagocytotic and cytolytic activity in alveolar macrophages.
VE deficiency may affect nervous tissue in other ways, including overproduction of cytolytic phospholipids (22) and disturbance of brain monoamine metabolism (23).
Human C8 is one of five complement components (C5b, C6, C7, C8, C9) that assemble on the surface of pathogenic organisms to form a cytolytic "membrane attack complex" (MAC).
Cytolytic systems are frequently explored as if they were hemolytic systems, where the foreign cell that is destroyed is the mammalian erythrocyte.
DC promotes NK cell proliferation, cytokine production, and cytolytic activity mainly through the release of cytokines and cell-cell contacts.
approval in April 2015 as the first injectable cytolytic drug to treat moderate to severe convexity or fullness associated with submental fat (SMF) in adults.