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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to cytolysis; having cell-destroying properties.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to cytolysis

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  • adjective of or relating to cytolysis, the dissolution or destruction of a cell

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Examples

  • Identification of novel cytolytic peptides as key virulence determinants for community-associated MRSA.

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  • Identification of novel cytolytic peptides as key virulence determinants for community-associated MRSA.

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  • Identification of novel cytolytic peptides as key virulence determinants for community-associated MRSA.

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  • The agents of this complex enterprise of surveillance are, once again, the lymphocytes -- specifically, cytolytic T lymphocytes.

    Vaccinating Against Cancer

  • Again, cytolytic T cells are incapable of detecting an antigen -- be it a snippet of flu virus or a scrap of MAGE-1 -- unless it is presented on the surface of the cell by MHC molecules.

    Vaccinating Against Cancer

  • Knuth turned his attention to the relationship between a subset of immune cells known as cytolytic ( "cell-killing") T lymphocytes and Frau H. 's melanoma cells.

    Vaccinating Against Cancer

  • The German researchers peering into their lab dishes saw, to their surprise, that a small number of Frau H. 's cytolytic T lymphocytes not only recognized the melanoma cells from her body but killed them in the test tube.

    Vaccinating Against Cancer

  • Debré, Judith Kapp, and Carl Waltenbaugh; we analyzed the specificity of cytolytic T lymphocyte in relation to Ir gene function with Steven Burakoff and Robert Finberg and demonstrated how alloreactivity arises as a consequence of the commitment of T lymphocytes to recognize antigen in the context of autologous MHC gene products.

    Baruj Benacerraf - Autobiography

  • By binding to CD3 co-receptor on the T cell, the antibody activates the immune system T cell and instigates the delivery of the T cell cytolytic proteins, perforins and granzymes, into the cancer cells.

  • Human cell exposure assays of Bacillus thuringiensis commercial insecticides: production of Bacillus cereus-like cytolytic effects from outgrowth of spores.

    Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

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