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While our proposed QBFO takes a new representation of a bacterium, and a new quantum chemotaxis operator and a new quantum elimination-dispersal, which were not considered in these earlier studies.
Assessment of the role of chemotaxis and Biofilm formation as requirements for colonization of Roots and seeds of soyabean plants by Bacillus amyloliguefaciens BNM339.
4) Also functional alteration brought about in chemotaxis, phagocytosis and oxidative burst are caused by tobacco smoking.
Collectively, this habitat-adapted polymicrobial community residing in the root canal has several biological and pathogenic properties, such as antigenicity, mitogenic activity, chemotaxis, enzymatic histolysis, and activation of host cells.
Its applications in biological studies include quantifying and comparing cellular and subcellular components, estimating DNA and protein concentrations, and analyzing processes like chemotaxis and cell migration.
Fibrin is also essential for the chemotaxis of neutrophils and macrophages that play a major role in the healing and the defense against infections.
Rectification of dysregulated CC chemokine signaling for monocyte/macrophage chemotaxis in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients by neem leaf glycoprotein maximizes tumor cell cytotoxicity.
Repeating that process, known as chemotaxis, allows immune cells to find and demolish numerous invaders.
The membrane implant has a microporous surface that facilitates adherence of bone stem cells (MSCs) recruited to the injured site through a signaling mechanism known as chemotaxis.
Interestingly, unlike the effect of Mk, Indo showed a predominat effect on mononuclear rather than polymorphonuclear cells, that may be explained by the preferential blockade of the cyclooxygenase pathway that has a lesser effect on the chemotaxis of polymorphonuclear cells.
AcfB, like another ToxT-dependent VPI protein TcpI, encodes a methyl-accepting chemotaxis protein (MCP) (4).