host cell

A cell that is infected by a virus or another type of microorganism.

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  • host cell — n a living cell invaded by or capable of being invaded by an infectious agent (as a bacterium or a virus) <HIV makes Tat only after the virus gets inside a host cell (John Travis)> …   Medical dictionary

  • host cell — host cell, an animal or plant cell in which a parasitic or commensal organism, as a virus, lives …   Useful english dictionary

  • Host cell factor C1 — (VP16 accessory protein), also known as HCFC1, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: HCFC1 host cell factor C1 (VP16 accessory protein)| url = Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=3054|… …   Wikipedia

  • host-cell reactivation — host cell reactivation. См. реактивация клеткой хозяином. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Host-Cell Reactivation — The Host Cell Reactivation Assay or HCR is a technique used to measure the repair capacity of cell of a particular DNA alteration. The host cell is transfected with a damaged plasmid containing a reporter gene, usually luciferase, which has been… …   Wikipedia

  • Cell culture — in a Petri dish Epithelial cells in culture, stained for keratin (red) an …   Wikipedia

  • Cell-free protein array — technology produces protein microarrays by performing in vitro synthesis of the target proteins from their DNA templates. This method of synthesizing protein microarrays overcomes the many obstacles and challenges faced by traditional methods of… …   Wikipedia

  • Host (biology) — In biology, a host is an organism that harbors a parasite, or a mutual or commensal symbiont, typically providing nourishment and shelter. In botany, a host plant is one that supplies food resources and substrate for certain insects or other… …   Wikipedia

  • Cell adhesion — Cellular adhesion is the binding of a cell to a surface, extracellular matrix or another cell using cell adhesion molecules such as selectins, integrins, and cadherins. Correct cellular adhesion is essential in maintaining multicellular structure …   Wikipedia

  • host restriction — The degradation of foreign genetic material by nucleases after the genetic material enters a host cell …   Dictionary of microbiology

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