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(mīt′ŏ-jĕn )

[Gr. mitos, thread + -gen]
A protein derived from plants, used in the laboratory to stimulate cell division (mitosis). It is frequently used in vitro to study the proliferation of lymphocytes from blood drawn during a research study. The most commonly used mitogens are phytohemagglutinin and concanavalin A.
SEE: concanavalin A; SEE: lectin; SEE: phytohemagglutinin
mitogenic (mīt″ŏ-jen′ik), adj.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Mitogen." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762717/all/mitogen.
Mitogen. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762717/all/mitogen. Accessed June 16, 2019.
Mitogen. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762717/all/mitogen
Mitogen [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762717/all/mitogen.
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