intracellular intracellular

Definition(s):

  • (adj) located or occurring within a cell or cells

Usage(s):

  1. Ribavirin works by interfering with intracellular viral replication, slowing the infection's spread within the body.
  2. Like the microbes that cause tuberculosis and leprosy, the bug is what scientists dub an intracellular pathogen.
  3. There is evidence, for instance, that long-term use of antidepressants changes the intracellular environment permanently, even turning certain genes on or off.

News

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    on June 7, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "Various bacterial toxins are responsible for increasing the production of intracellular messenger molecules. These molecules contribute to the increase in fluid secretion. We discovered a compound that blocks one of the pathways responsible for...
    on Jun 16, 2008 By: Ferid Murad Source: Newswise (press release)

  2. "Because RAS sits at a crossroad of multiple signaling pathways, targeting RAS may avoid some of the redundancies inherent in intracellular signaling," Falardeau said.
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Pierre Falardeau Source: Science Daily (press release)

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