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tr.v. im·mor·tal·ized, im·mor·tal·iz·ing, im·mor·tal·iz·es
To make immortal.

im·mor′tal·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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By technology, the global cell therapy market is segmented into viral vector technology, cell immortalization technology, and genome editing technology.
As Skp2 mediates the ubiquitination degradation of many negative regulators of cell proliferation such as p27, p21, p53, and p57 (also known as CDKN1C), upregulated Skp2 is associated with rapid growth and immortalization of cancer cells (5).
A Gujarati, like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Patel's immortalization as the world's largest statue reflects the gigantism of India's new regime, from the exaggerated projections of the so-called Gujarat model of economic development to the popular circulation of Modi's 56inch chest as a prerequisite for the achievement.
Immortalization of human cells and their malignant conversion by high risk human papillomavirus genotypes.
Deletion of tip30 leads to rapid immortalization of murine mammary epithelial cells and ductal hyperplasia in the mammary gland.
The ToxCast/Tox21 in vitro assays did not substantively add to the overall evaluation of 7 remaining key characteristics of carcinogens: four had no mapped assay endpoints (genotoxic, alters DNA repair or causes genomic instability, immunosuppression, and immortalization), and very little activity was seen across all the compounds for the others (electrophilic or can be metabolically activated, induces epigenetic alterations, and induces chronic inflammation).
Enobarbus, who loves Antony, tells the wonderful story of Antony's first meeting with Cleopatra when, after "being barbered ten times o'er," he paid "his heart / For what his eyes eat only." On the pathway to her own immortalization, Cleopatra keeps Antony near to her after he is dead by saying that his voice was "propertied / As all the tuned spheres."
The President of Azerbaijan Republic has signed several decrees on immortalization of the memories of the people who had significant contribute onto the development of the art of painting in Azerbaijan, and carrying out their exhibitions.
How and why the immortalization process happens -- media coverage, Hollywood, family activism -- is the question this captivating project answers.
Consistent with prior research using the same immortalization approach [22], we show that the preadipocytes have retained both their ability to differentiate into adipocytes as well as retain their distinct properties as white and brown adipocytes, as indicated in our characterization (Figure 1 and Supplemental Figures 3 and 4).
Jiang et al., "Conditional immortalization establishes a repertoire of mouse melanocyte progenitors with distinct melanogenic differentiation potential," Journal of Investigative Dermatology, vol.