Definition of mitogenic in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmītəˈjenik/



See mitogen

‘In addition, muscarinic receptor stimulation augmented the mitogenic responses of human airway smooth muscle cells to epidermal growth factor.’
  • ‘Endothelin - 1 has been implicated in pulmonary hypertension because of its dual vasoconstrictor and mitogenic actions.’
  • ‘When associated with vesicles of dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine, surfactant protein C inhibited the mitogenic effect of lipopolysaccharide to a macrophage cell line.’
  • ‘However, the patients despite their symptoms were all living independently and had normal proliferative responses to mitogenic stimulus and to purified protein derivative.’
  • ‘Mast cells produce basic fibroblast growth factor, which is a potent mitogenic factor for proliferation of smooth muscle cells, myofibroblasts, and fibroblasts.’