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Synonyms for factor

Synonyms for factor

one of the individual entities contributing to a whole

one of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

Synonyms for factor

one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

an independent variable in statistics

be a contributing factor

consider as relevant when making a decision

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They were thus able to conclude that mast cell progenitors did not require stem cell factor.
Stem cell factor (c-KIT ligand) failed to show staining within the epithelium or subepithelium of small and large airways in all cases despite strong internal control staining of interstitial macrophages.
We further investigated the roles of proliferation of epithelium and a possible stromal stem cell in induction of pulmonary PT by immunostaining for proliferating index (Ki-67) and thyroid transcription factor 1 (TTF-1) (11) and c-Kit antigen (a stem cell factor receptor/mast cell growth factor receptor).
Other studies by the two research groups have now determined safe doses of a newer growth-factor product, human stem cell factor, which is produced by genetically engineered bacteria.
1d] mice that do not produce membrane-bound stem cell factor, the ligand for kit, small intestinal ICCs at the level of the myenteric plexus are absent, suggesting that the stem cell factor is necessary for their development.
The receptor tyrosine kinase Kit and its natural ligand stem cell factor play an important role in normal blood cell production, gut function, pigmentation, and reproduction.
The proto-oncogene c-kit encodes a 145-kd transmembrane tyrosine kinase receptor (CD117), the ligand of which is stem cell factor (SCF).
MALMO, Sweden, October 19, 2015 -- New research indicates that low levels of a growth factor called stem cell factor (SCF)--which is thought to be important for blood vessel repair--are linked with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
November 19, 2014 -- Delivering stem cell factor directly into damaged heart muscle after a heart attack may help repair and regenerate injured tissue, according to a study presented November 18 at the American Heart Association scientific sessions.
The result is a soluble cell conditioned media containing cell-signaling proteins such as KGF, follistatin, stem cell factor, collagens and laminins, which support the epidermal stem cells that renew skin throughout life.
Food and Drug Administration for its stem cell factor, STEMGEN (TM), during the second quarter.