Definition of Mitogens

1. Noun. (plural of mitogen) ¹



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Definition of Mitogens

1. mitogen [n] - See also: mitogen

Medical Definition of Mitogens

1. Substances that stimulate mitosis and lymphocyte transformation. They include not only substances associated with lectins, but also substances from streptococci (associated with streptolysin s) and from strains of alpha-toxin-producing staphylococci. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mitogens

mitochondrial swelling
mitochondrially
mitochondrion
mitochondrional
mitogen
mitogenesis
mitogenetic
mitogenic
mitogenicities
mitogenicity
mitogenome
mitogenomes
mitogenomic
mitogenomics
mitogens (current term)
mitoguazone
mitokorezeme
mitokorezemes
mitolactol
mitome
mitomycin
mitomycin C
mitomycins
mitophagy
mitoplast
mitoribosome
mitoses
mitosing
mitosis

Literary usage of Mitogens

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Yet, the responses of adult C58 mice to T cell mitogens and line Ih leukemia are dependent on a long-lived population of thy-1-positive lymphocytes. ..."

2. Mineral Requirements for Military Personnel: Levels Needed for Cognitive And by Food and Nutrition Board, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (2006)
"A decrease in T-lymphocyte number and T-lymphocyte blastogenesis and mitogenesis in iron deficiency in response to a number of different mitogens also has ..."

3. Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Research (1991): The Third Triennial Report to edited by MaryLouise Embrey, Christine R. Hartel (1999)
"They point out that an early event associated with the activation of lymphocytes by mitogens is the influx of small, but measurable, amounts of calcium. ..."

4. Report of the Surgeon Generals Workshop on Children With HIV Infection And edited by Benjamin K. Silverman, Anthony Waddell (1987)
"As the syndrome progresses, PBMC from patients lose their ability to respond to mitogens and alloantigens and are unable to produce normal amounts of ..."

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