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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Humanity's apparent belief that the planet is indestructible, infinitely excavatable, and automatically self-renewing, is as evident as it is fallacious.
According to the company, its treatment consists of autologous dendritic cells loaded with tumour-associated antigens from autologous self-renewing tumour-initiating cells, which represent that root of cancer.
The discovery could revolutionize blood stem cell transplantation as well as the delivery and targeting of cell and gene therapies that use healthy versions of the self-renewing stem cells to replace ones that are diseased.
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.
The gene products specifically expressed by self-renewing TSCM cells will be finally tested for their capability to arrest T cell differentiation and generate long-lived memory T cells with enhanced stem cell-like properties.
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.
MSC's have self-renewing abilities and the potential to differentiate into various types of cells.
These self-renewing cells appear to enable tumors to resist radiation and chemotherapy and even regenerate after treatment.
and the product is a self-renewing, self-generating parts cleaning system for guns.
The ground-breaking new treatment involved extracting cardiac stem cells (CSCs) - self-renewing cells that rebuild hearts and arteries - from patients during bypass surgery.