biological process

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Synonyms for biological process

a process occurring in living organisms

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It also points out the importance of understanding NOX-dependent cellular processes, as a future perspective for regenerative medicine and development of new therapies toward cancers.
In a series of experiments at the University at Buffalo, the gene kicked into action dormant cellular processes that are key to preventing weak bones, clogged arteries and other telltale signs of growing old.
It may represent derailment of normal processes in the cell, or it may have something to do with the fact that tumors consume a lot of energy and circumvent the cellular processes that keep growth in check.
The findings clash with research published earlier this year which found that differences in cellular processes were the chief reason some tissues became cancerous more frequently than others.
Katya Ravid, DSc/PhD, said that it might seem counterintuitive, but the body needs fat tissue in order to function properly, and certain biochemical cellular processes were necessary for this to happen.
The MYC gene encodes the protein with the same name, and has an important role in many cellular processes such as proliferation, metabolism, cell death and the potential of differentiation from immature stem cells to different types of specialized cells.
They explain the cancer cell, selected cancers, and relevant cellular processes, including apoptosis, telomeres, DNA damage and repair, cell adhesion, angiogenesis, immunity, epigenetics, and the proteasome, as well as cell-cycle control, growth regulation, oncogenes, and tumor suppressors.
Invasive migration is a fundamental function underlying cellular processes such as angiogenesis, embryonic development, immune response, metastasis and invasion of cancer cells.
Epigenetics is one of the fastest growing disciplines in the life sciences, as scientists realize the potential of epigenetics to revolutionize our understanding of cellular processes.
Although the role of acetylcholine as a neurotransmitter is well known, growing evidence points to acetylcholine as a ubiquitous cytokine-like molecule that regulates basic cellular processes such as proliferation, differentiation, locomotion, and secretion in a paracrine and autocrine fashion.
Identified proteins correspond to 138 different metabolic and disease pathways and provide a platform of mechanistically linked biomarker candidates for tracking disruptions in cellular processes. Moreover, of the identified proteins, 38 were approved biomarkers for adult blood.
RNA-binding proteins are key regulators in cellular processes and can affect their function or expression levels.
Because genes for pigmentation are involved in other cellular processes, it can serve as a model for the study of other biological systems.
Sirtuins are important for many cellular processes including gene silencing regulation, fatty acid metabolism, cell cycle regulation, and lifespan extension.
The SIRT1 gene, which regulates several important cellular processes including nutrient use and metabolism, appears to contribute to the development of cisplatin resistance by reducing the uptake and use of glucose by cells and by altering the function of their mitochondria, which are cellular structures that produce most of the energy in cells.
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