COPE Media Kit


Cope Home
Previous entry:
Main Gamma-Kenyon cells
Next entry:
MAIPPKK
Random entry:
GS3955
Search COPE:

Maintenance factor

[maintenance factors]

a general operational definition for a protein the presence of which is required to prevent loss of identity, degeneration, cell atrophy, or cell death during development and also in adult life. These factors keep certain cell types or subsets thereof in a functional state. These factors act on undifferentiated stem cells but also on differentiated cell types.

Maintenance factors may or may not possess mitogenic activities (see: growth factors) or other activities. The terms survival factor, viability factor, or trophic factor are frequently used interchangeably.

Experimentally, the presence of one or more of these factors may obviate the need to use supporting feeder cell ... ... ... ... ... Subscribe to continue reading! ... ...

 

Content view restricted !

COPE - with 54500+ entries the most comprehensive cell-to-cell communication knowledge base

Extensive In-depth and In Context Information covering terminology, nomenclature, concepts, strategies & complexities of cellular communication, including Acute phase proteins | Angiogenesis | Antimicrobial & host defense peptides | Apoptosis & other forms of cell death | CD antigens | Cell lines | Cell reprogramming | Chemokines | Cryptides | Cytokines & Growth factors | CytokineTopics | Eukaryotic cell types & expression profiles | Hematopoiesis | Hormones | Inflamation & inflammatory mediators | Innate Immunity | Metalloproteinases | Microvesicles / Microparticles | Moonlighting proteins & cryptides | Neuropeptides | Non-coding RNAs | Pathogenicity & Virulence Factors | Pattern recognition receptors | Peptide sequences | Protein domains | Regulatory peptide factors | Viroceptors | Virokines and more.

Full COPEing for subscribers:

Access to Alphabet bar, Freetext search, Leafing/browsing functions, Internal Backlinking, Topic-specific introductions, Topic-specific integrated subdictionaries, Scientific references with PubMed links

with a 15 USD/month subscription at Cells-Talk.com

See example pages at the bottom of the Cells-Talk.com home page
THE SMART ONES COPE
The others just sisyphos around

 

Copyright © 1997-2021. All rights reserved by Dr H Ibelgaufts, the author of COPE - Cytokines & Cells Online Pathfinder Encyclopaedia

ENTRY LAST MODIFIED: January 2008



 
 
SUPPORT COPE | Intro | Subdictionaries | New Entries | Contribute data | COPE Credentials
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

              Created, developed, and maintained by Dr H Ibelgaufts              
About the author of COPE
  |    Contact COPE   |    Terms & Conditions


U L T R A   P O S S E    N E M O   O B L I G A T U R



cope.cgi Version 1.41 [08.12.2020]. (c) JI. Powered by Perl 5.032001. key=32177