The genetic transformation of a cell type into a cell line which can proliferate indefinitely.

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  • Immortalization — Im*mor tal*i*za tion, n. The act of immortalizing, or state of being immortalized. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • immortalization — index dedication, preservation, remembrance (commemoration) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • immortalization — (n.) c.1600, noun of action or state from IMMORTALIZE (Cf. immortalize) …   Etymology dictionary

  • immortalization — (Amer.) n. act of immortalizing, being immortalized (also immortalisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • immortalization — Escape from the normal limitation on growth of a finite number of division cycles (the Hayflick limit), by variants in animal cell cultures, and cells in some tumours. Immortalization in culture may be spontaneous, as happens particularly readily …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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