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minicell (plural minicells)
- (biology) An achromosomal cell resulting from aberrant cell division, containing RNA and protein but little or no chromosomal DNA.
2009 June 29, Nicholas Wade, “New Cancer Treatment Shows Promise in Testing”, in New York Times:
- Both Dr. Hoffman’s method and the minicells, in different ways, revisit these old observations.
- Minicells on OpenWetWare: