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Related to resting cell: interphase, Resting membrane potential

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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1] is rate of killing of tumor cells by hunting cells, [beta] is conversion rate of resting cells into hunting cells, [d.
At that stage, no growth substrate was present in the medium and 4-cp was transformed at the expense of the resting cells.
Blocking the molecules' function spurs the normally resting cells to begin proliferating strangely -- making too much of one kind of cell and not enough of another.
We have shown that a family of proteins, called chemokines, that guide resting cells through the blood and into lymph node tissue can 'unlock the door' and allow HIV to enter and set up a silent or 'latent' infection," he added.
As a member of the novel class of antivirals called nucleotide analogues, tenofovir is characterized by its ability to enter and inhibit viral replication in infected and uninfected or resting cells, where it may form protective reservoirs of active drug.