Example sentences for: adhesive

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  • We were unable to demonstrate any changes in the adhesive functions of CHO cells upon CD98-transfection.

  • The ability of cancer cells to proliferate within a tissue depends on their response to adhesive and growth factor cues within the ECM [ 10 ] , and self-sufficiency in growth signals is one of the hallmarks of cancer [ 11 ] . To stimulate their own growth and proliferation in tissue, tumor cells can overproduce and release their own growth factors or obtain them from the matrix as they are released by matrix metalloproteinases [ 12 ] . The endothelial vasculature grows into the tumor and provides nutrients and oxygen [ 13 ] . This model is illustrated by the experimental results presented here, as both A549 (lung) and U118 (brain) cell lines are observed to upregulate one set of genetic programs related to cell growth and proliferation when in culture and another set related to cell adhesion, the extracellular matrix, growth substances, and neovascularization when developing as an in vivo tumor.

  • The attachment of RASMCs to III1-C was analyzed further to determine the role played by integrins as potential adhesive receptors for III1-C.

  • Volpert and colleagues demonstrated this phenomenon using tumors formed by the human fibrosarcoma line HT1080 in nude mice, and obtained data indicating that it was caused by secretion of TSP-1 by the primary tumor [ 27 ] . Some of the properties attributed to TSP-1 are conflicting, however; TSP-1 can be both adhesive and anti-adhesive in vitro , can stimulate or inhibit angiogenesis, and can inhibit or enhance proteolytic enzyme activity.

  • Therefore, as little of the adhesive as possible should be in contact with water.


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