chalone

Cell-released tissue-specific inhibitor of cell proliferation thought to be responsible for regulating the size of a population of cells. Contentious.

chalone

<biochemistry> Cell released tissue specific inhibitor of cell proliferation thought to be responsible for regulating the size of a population of cells. Contentious. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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chalone

(kal┬┤ōn) a group of tissue-specific, water-soluble substances that are produced within a tissue and that inhibit mitosis of the cells of that tissue and whose action is reversible.
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Chalone

This is a single-winery appellation in the Gavilan Mountains near Pinnacles National Monument east of Soledad.
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chalone

Type: Term Pronunciation: kā′lōn Definitions: 1. Originally, a hormone (enterogastrone) that inhibits rather than stimulates; now, mitotic inhibitor (often glycoproteins) elaborated by a tissue and active only on that type of tissue, regardless of species; thus, a reversible tissue-specific mitotic inhibitor.
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