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Synonyms for meiosis

(genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms

understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary)

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We investigated the nature of this relationship in Ontario from 1958 to 2000, focusing on the impact of two important advances in rabies prevention: a) the introduction of human diploid cell rabies vaccine (HDCV) and b) the initiation of an oral rabies vaccination program (ORVP).
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has licensed live-virus vaccines, such as varicella and rubella, prepared in diploid cell substrates (e.
Of interest, in yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae the spores that are the meiotic products of the sporulation of diploid cells display a lineage-specific asymmetric division of kinetochore components.
Diploid cells were then screened on SD/-Leu/-Trp/Aba/X-[alpha]-Gal (DAX) plate, the blue colonies were transfered to SD/-Leu/-Trp/-His/X-[alpha]-Gal/Aba (HAX) plate and SD/-Leu/-Trp/-His/-Ade/Aba/Xa-Gal (QAX) plate for 3 to 6 days at 30[degrees]C, sequentially.
The percentage of triploid and diploid larvae was estimated by comparing the relative proportion of triploid and diploid cells from the flow cytogram of each bulk sample.
Diploid cells from normal kidneys, liver, intestine, brain, and so on, are uniform and look the same as other normal cells of their respective organs.
They could see, by comparing the sequences of the chromosomes in the diploid cells with those in the haploid sperm cells, where each recombination event took place.
MRC5 human diploid cells also failed to support the replication of a TSE agent (25).
0048 is converted to the frequency heterozygous diploid cells of the leaf, or 0.
Designed as a comprehensive reference for students and researchers in the fields of genetics, cell and developmental biology, reproductive biology and andrology, this volume covers recent advances in the study of meitosis, a type of cell division in which haploid cells are created from diploid cells.
Mosaics themselves are innocuous unless the re-establishment of diploid cells leads to recovered reproductive capability, which could in turn lead to the establishment of a self-sustaining Suminoe oyster population.
b) For purposes of this section, the term `human embryo or embryos' includes any organism, not protected as a human subject under 45 CFR 46 as of the date of the enactment of this Act, that is derived by fertilization, parthenogenesis, cloning, or any other means from one or more human gametes or human diploid cells.
Patients whose tumors are made up of nondiploid cells and who have abnormal, elevated expression of the tumor-suppressor gene p53 have a markedly worse outlook than patients with diploid cells and normal p53, he said at the combined annual meetings of the Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
The hMSC technology covers the first normal human diploid cells that can be culture-expanded for therapeutic use or drug discovery.