any substance that can cause cells to begin division (mitosis).

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  • mitogen — mitogen. См. митоген. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • mitogen — [mīt′ə jən] n. Genetics any substance that causes a cell to undergo mitosis mitogenic adj …   English World dictionary

  • Mitogen — See also: Growth Factor A mitogen is a chemical substance that encourages a cell to commence cell division, triggering mitosis. A mitogen is usually some form of a protein. Mitogenesis is the induction (triggering) of mitosis, typically via a… …   Wikipedia

  • Mitogen — Mitogene sind Proteine, die Zellteilungen anregen. Immunologie Mitogene regen Zellteilungen bei B und T Zellen an. Während Antigene die B und T Zellen nur über spezifisch bindende Rezeptoren aktivieren können (echte Immunantwort), reagieren… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mitogen — A substance frequently derived from plants that stimulates mitosis and lymphocyte transformation; includes not only lectins such as phytohemagglutinins and concanavalin A, but also substances from streptococci (associated with streptolysin S) and …   Medical dictionary

  • Mitogen-activated protein kinase — Identifiers EC number CAS number 142243 02 5 …   Wikipedia

  • Mitogen-activated protein kinase 9 — Rendering based on PDB 3E7O …   Wikipedia

  • Mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase — For other uses, see MKK (disambiguation). Mitogen activated protein kinase kinase [sic] (also known as MAP2K) is a kinase enzyme which phosphorylates mitogen activated protein kinase (MAPK). MAP2K is classified as EC There are seven… …   Wikipedia

  • mitogen — noun Etymology: mitosis + gen Date: 1946 a substance that induces mitosis • mitogenic adjective • mitogenicity noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mitogen — n. [Gr. mitos, thread; genos, birth] An agent that stimulates a cell to undergo mitosis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • mitogen — mitogenic /muy teuh jen ik/, adj. /muy teuh jeuhn, jen /, n. Biol. any substance or agent that stimulates mitotic cell division. [1950 55; MITO(SIS) + GEN] * * * …   Universalium

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