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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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The mRNA expression of the CYP19A1 gene, specific for granulosa cells, only was detected in cumulus and follicular cell pellet; CYP17A1 gene, specific for theca cells, was detected only in follicular cell pellet.
Theca cells derived from PCOS ovaries and propagated in long-term culture demonstrate increased CYP11A expression compared to normal theca cells [54, 55].
Once the follicle is ruptured to release the mature oocyte, the remaining granulosa and theca cells differentiate into the corpus luteum.
Thus, inhibiting oocytes and granulosa cells apoptosis and maintaining theca cell growth are the potential strategies to promote the formation of dominant follicle or mature follicle.
In vivo treatment with GDF-9 stimulates primordial and primary follicle progression and theca cell marker CYP17 in ovaries of immature rats.
Increased transcription and increased messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) stability contribute to increased GATA6 mRNA abundance in polycystic ovary syndrome theca cells. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2005;90:6596-602.
High levels of FSH and LH in the GFF to stimulate follicular development and granulosa cells and theca cells so as to increase the secretion of estrogen as well as LH and FSH stimulates the maturation of acolytes contained within follicles.
In the early luteal phase granulosa and theca cells form corpus luteum with high level of angiogenesis.
The creation of an artificial ovary is the first time researchers have successfully created a three-dimensional environment that contains the three main types of ovarian cells: theca cells, granulose cells and eggs or oocytes.
To create the ovary, the researchers formed honeycombs of theca cells, one of two key types in the ovary, donated by reproductive-age (25-46) patients at the hospital.
In the ovaries, in addition to dysregulation of cytochrome p450cl7, insulin has shown to up-regulate the enzyme 17,20 lyase in the androgen-producing theca cells of the ovaries, which contributes to androgen dominance.