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Synonyms for transformation

Synonyms for transformation

the process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another

Synonyms for transformation

(mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system

a rule describing the conversion of one syntactic structure into another related syntactic structure

(genetics) modification of a cell or bacterium by the uptake and incorporation of exogenous DNA

the act of changing in form or shape or appearance

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Arsenite induces cell transformation by reactive oxygen species, AKT, ERK1/2, and p70S6K1.
SV40 small T antigen and PP2A phosphatase in cell transformation.
Transformation is not as easy as killing,' Yang says, but nevertheless they found significant cell transformation by all these species of radiation.
STAT3 is a signaling and transcription gene that is activated in various types of cancer and is required for cell transformation," he explained.
Focusing on morphologies in cancer but including changes in infectious and inflammatory diseases, the authors discuss the history of cytohistology, normal cells, malignant cell transformation, functional differentiation of various tissues, and diagnostic pitfalls, as well as principles of specimen processing and ancillary techniques.
A strong and diffuse staining of AIF was noted in the areas with either prolymphocytic or large cell transformation in 2 CLLs/SLLs (Figure 1, F).
The significant response in our patient (following capecitabine and after failing on standard chemotherapy for bladder cancer) and similar findings in the literature appear to indicate that 5-FU-based regimens should be considered the preferred first-line chemotherapeutic choice for patients with signet-ring cell transformation of bladder cancer.
Mutagenesis and cell transformation in cell culture.
Unfortunately, since this cell transformation can occur over 10 years or longer, the relatively slow proliferation of the HPV virus and these antigenic proteins could allow the immune system to become tolerant of their presence.
Alterations in the genetic program that controls the Ubiquitin/Proteasome system have been known for some time to cause cell transformation and cancer.
The cell transformation experiment was previously performed by continuous exposure of HBECs and [p53.
Gastric lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma and jejunal B-cell MALT lymphoma with large cell transformation.
The emerging data on cancer genomes and the molecular basis for malignant cell transformation form a very compelling opportunity for the advancement of RNAi therapeutics targeting genes derived from somatic mutations.
Failures in the chromosome segregation process are associated with genetic diseases and cell transformation.
NF-kB activation is thought to initiate and accelerate tumorigenesis, and its inhibition blocks cell transformation induced by tumor promoters (Li et al.