self-renewing

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self-renewing

adj
of or relating to the act of renewing oneself or itself
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Adj.1.self-renewing - of or relating to self-renewal
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In light of this, we urge all Nigerians, and not just Muslims, to imbibe the spirit of Eid-el-Kabir for a greater and self-renewing Nigeria.'
In this new study, researchers temporarily paused the signal activators, creating precursor cells for melanocytes that are self-renewing in primary cultures and can also be temporarily frozen.
As part of the ROOT OF CANCER therapy, the company's platform technology treatment is applicable to most solid tumour types and consists of autologous dendritic cells loaded with autologous tumour antigens from purified autologous self-renewing tumour-initiating cells.
Due to its remarkable self-renewing capacity, the fly gut has recently become a prime paradigm for studying stem-cell function during adult tissue homeostasis.
The gastrointestinal tract is a self-renewing tissue with continuous cell division/proliferation.
"The Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea, where exploration of deposits, extraction, processing and transportation of hydrocarbon raw materials, is combined with existence of the richest biological self-renewing resources of international significance, also faces these problems," according to the newspaper.
This patent covers the procedure where human pluripotent stem cells (hpSCs) with the potential to differentiate into essentially all cell types in the human body are chemically differentiated into neural stem cells (NSCs), self-renewing cells that generate the neurons and glia of the central nervous system.
Humanity's apparent belief that the planet is indestructible, infinitely excavatable, and automatically self-renewing, is as evident as it is fallacious.
Al-Ibrahim hoped the project would create self-renewing energy in the Kuwaiti youth to push them with economic activities and voluntary work that have always characterized the Kuwaiti personality.
But stem cells are considered promising because they are self-renewing human cells that can differentiate into one or more specific cell types.
Marc Diensthuber and coauthors from Goethe-University (Frankfurt, Germany), Justus-Liebig University (Giessen, Germany), Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (Boston, MA), and Harvard University and MIT (Cambridge, MA), conclude that the self-renewing properties demonstrated by spiral ganglion stem cells make them a promising source of replacement cells for therapies designed to regenerate the neural structures of the inner ear in the article "Spiral Ganglion Stem Cells Can Be Propagated and Differentiated Into Neurons and Glia"
This hypothesis posits that cancers arise in self-renewing cell populations and that the resulting cancers, like their normal organ counterparts, are composed of hierarchically organized cell populations.