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proliferate

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(prŏ-lif-er-ayt)

to grow rapidly by cell division: applied particularly to malignant tumours.

—proliferation n.

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proliferative unit

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A column of epidermal cells derived from a single basal proliferating cell.

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proliferative unit

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 14 words.

A column of epidermal cells derived from a single basal proliferating cell.

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Proliferative glomerulonephritis

Peter W. Mathieson.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

May 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nephrology. 2193 words.

Proliferative glomerulonephritis—which occurs in many conditions—describes the finding of increased cellularity of the glomerulus, which may be due to proliferation of intrinsic...

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Pre-proliferative and proliferative retinopathy

Rebecca Leigh.

in Diabetic Retinopathy

P ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 2217 words.

• Pre-proliferative retinopathy precedes proliferative retinopathy (new vessel growth) and is therefore an indication that the eye will soon be affected byadvanced stages of retinopathy •...

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proliferating cell nuclear antigen

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 78 words.

A nuclear protein (261 aa) first identified as a marker for proliferating cells, later shown to be an auxiliary factor

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proliferating cell nuclear antigen

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

(PCNA)

A nuclear protein (261 aa) first identified as a marker for proliferating cells, later shown to be an auxiliary factor for DNA polymerases δ and ε that are involved in...

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proliferate

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(prŏ-lif-er-ayt)

to grow rapidly by cell division: applied particularly to malignant tumours.

—proliferation n.

See overview in Oxford Index

proliferate

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 201 words.

• serrate • concentrate • airfreight • ingrate • filtrate • arbitrate • exfiltrate • magistrate • orchestrate • calibrate

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proliferate

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 199 words.

• serrate • concentrate • airfreight • ingrate • filtrate • arbitrate • exfiltrate • magistrate • orchestrate • calibrate

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Proliferative Lesions and Breast Cancer Histopathology

Sophia K. Apple and Lawrence W. Bassett.

in Breast Imaging

January 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Clinical Radiology. 2725 words.

Breast in situ lesions and invasive carcinomas are a heterogeneous group of tumors comprising many different morphological and biological subtypes. The majority of invasive breast cancers...

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Proliferating Worlds, 1762–1790

Jon Mee.

in Conversable Worlds

September 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 24691 words.

This chapter looks more closely at the variety of proliferating world of literary sociability in the later eighteenth-century. It focuses on a series of overlapping groups and issues: the...

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Parkin enhances mitochondrial biogenesis in proliferating cells

Yukiko Kuroda, Takao Mitsui, Makoto Kunishige, Masayuki Shono, Masashi Akaike, Hiroyuki Azuma and Toshio Matsumoto.

in Human Molecular Genetics

March 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 7265 words.

We describe a novel function of parkin, a RING protein, which is elaborately involved in mitochondrial biogenesis. Parkin was located within the mitochondrial organelle of proliferating...

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Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARS) and carcinogenesis.

J P Vanden Heuvel.

in Toxicological Sciences

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 0 words.

Peroxisome proliferators (PPs) are an important group of chemicals that include certain hypolipidemic drugs, plasticizers and pollutants. Many of these agents are known rodent liver tumor...

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Escaping from the TGFβ anti-proliferative control

Joan Seoane.

in Carcinogenesis

P ublished online May 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics. 7214 words.

Transforming growth factor-β (TGFβ) has a crucial role in tissue homeostasis and disruption of the TGFβ pathway has been implicated in many human diseases including cancer. As a potent...

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Risk factors for benign proliferative breast disease

CM Friedenreich, HE Bryant, F Alexander, J Hugh, J Danyluk and DL Page.

in International Journal of Epidemiology

August 2000; p ublished online August 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5855 words.

Background As part of a nested case-control study of benign proliferative breast disease (BPBD) conducted within the cohort of women participating in the Alberta breast...

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Histologic versus clinical remission in proliferative lupus nephritis

Ana Malvar, Paola Pirruccio, Valeria Alberton, Bruno Lococo, Cecilia Recalde, Bernanda Fazini, Haikady Nagaraja, Divya Indrakanti and Brad H. Rovin.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

August 2017; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 4849 words.

Abstract

Background

Treatment response in lupus nephritis (LN) is defined clinically, without consideration of...

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The effect of peroxisome proliferators on mitochondrial bioenergetics.

S Zhou and K B Wallace.

in Toxicological Sciences

March 1999; p ublished online March 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 0 words.

Peroxisome proliferators are a group of structurally diverse chemicals that cause the proliferation of peroxisomes in rodents. The purpose of this investigation was to test the hypothesis...

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The treatment of severe proliferative lupus nephritis

Richard J. Glassock.

in Lupus Nephritis

November 2010; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nephrology. 17731 words.

In a chapter entitled “Natural history and treatment of lupus nephritis” published in the first edition (1999) of this book, Edmund Lewis stated that “lupus nephritis, its clinical course,...

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Propranolol versus Prednisolone for Symptomatic Proliferating Infantile Hemangiomas

Nina Shapiro.

in 50 Studies Every Pediatrician Should Know

May 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics. 1349 words.

This chapter provides a summary of a landmark study in pediatric dermatology. Is propranolol more efficacious and safer than prednisolone for treatment of symptomatic, proliferating...

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Proliferative glomerulonephritis with monoclonal immunoglobulin in renal allografts

Laith Al-Rabadi, Jean M. Francis, Joel Henderson and Sandeep Ghai.

in Clinical Kidney Journal

December 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 2996 words.

Glomerulopathy due to dysproteinemia can have a wide spectrum of pathologic and clinical features based on specific characteristics of the abnormal protein and the response induced within...

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