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cell

(Enemy combatants), noun enemy group, exxremist group, rebel organization, saboteurs, subversives, unnerground extremists
Associated concepts: enemy combatants, justice courts, miliiary tribunals, Patriotic Act, prison cells, sleeper cell, terrorist cell

cell

(jail), noun cage, cella, chamber, compartment, confined room, confinement, cubicle, cubiculum, enclosed cage, incarceration, jailhouse, penitentiary, pound, prison, prison house, small cavity, small room, solitary abode
See also: chamber, jail, penitentiary, prison

CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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In the early 1950s, according to Allan and Lutz, the understanding of cancer could be summarized by the following statement: "Cancer cells are cells that have reverted to more primitive cells that behave less like eukaryotic cells and more like prokaryotic cells.
Among specific topics are prokaryotic cells in biotech production, the production of biopharmaceuticals in transgenic animals, drug approval in the European Union and the US, new nanobiotechnology strategies for developing vectors for cancer vaccines, the metabolic engineering of medicinal plants and microrganisms to produce natural products, and xenotransplantation.
The next text is a report about the structure of cells that focuses on the function of the cell nucleus, and the differences between simple prokaryotic cells like bacteria, and complex eukaryotic cells with a distinct nucleus.
Flow cytometry (FCM), a powerful technique for the rapid characterization of cell populations, has been used widely to study prokaryotic cells in different environments (Garcia-Ochoa et al.
International contributors to a dozen chapters examine telomeres' properties, replication strategies, and roles--perhaps as "double agents"--in the evolution of the genome from prokaryotic cells (those without nuclei), and tumor expression/suppression.
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