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The authors use the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) to assess symptoms. One of its cluster scores is activation factor. Summary: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Positive_and_Negative_Syndrome_Scale Original publication of the article, which doesn't list activation factors: http://schizophreniabulletin.oxfordjournals.org/content/13/2/261.long ...
Cytokines is the general class of molecules to which chemokines, interferons, interleukins and others belong. Biologists dispute whether something is a hormone or a cytokine, but generally the consensus goes with if it's to do with immunology it's a cytokine or if the resting concentration is in the picomolar range, but that's a very rough distinction. ...
Languages evolve on their own when they need to, you should embrace it rather than worrying about some language stickler telling you made a typo. I think everyone would know what you mean by "meios" and "mitos", and it might catch on. I'm not advocating slang, but given the opaque jargon I see scientists making up every day, I'd advocate streamlining the ...
Mitosis as a process does not have a verb form. However, as a process, there is an adjective; you could describe cells that undergo mitosis as mitotic.
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