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become wider

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cause to expand as it by internal pressure

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swell from or as if from internal pressure

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Various virulence factors such as flagellin, adhesion, lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and cytolethal distending toxin (CDT) have been reported in Campylobacter spp.
Cloning and sequencing of the genes encoding Escherichia coli cytolethal distending toxin.
Prevalence of cytolethal distending toxin production in Campylobacterjejuni and relatedness of Campylobacter sp.
A new cytolethal distending toxin (CDT) from Escherichia coli producing CNF2 blocks HeLa cell division in G2/M phase.
Examination of diarrheagenicity of cytolethal distending toxin: suckling mouse response to the products of the cdtABC genes of Shigella dysenteriae.
The cell cycle-specific growth-inhibitory factor produced by Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans is a cytolethal distending toxin.
Escherichia coli cytolethal distending toxin blocks the HeLa cell cycle at the G2/M transition by preventing cdc2 protein kinase dephosphorylation and activation.
For those who are unable to get off their whingeing backsides, I would suggest that they throw away their writing pads and take up some worthwhile pastimes: such as embroidery or nostril distending.
The researchers concluded that VoLumen is an effective agent for distending and depicting the normal wall of the GI tract when used in MDCT abdominal imaging.
I saw the film at the London premiere and, my God, my lips are like the lips of a horse distending independently away from my face and trying to encompass the lower half of hers, and so I apologise, Bonnie," Contactmusic quoted Radcliffe as saying.
The 3100B uses higher distending pressures than conventional ventilators to open the diseased lung units and improve the delivery of oxygen.