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Dictionary » B » Blastema



(Science: cell biology, embryology) a group of cells in an organism that will develop into a new individual by asexual reproduction or into an organised structure during regeneration.

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Possible Cure for Cancer

... divides in our body, we are primed for a mutation to occur. Now on top of all my studying epigenetics (actually I am looking into regeneration of blastema cells into limbs, body parts, and, perhaps maybe one day, specific tissues), these two articles have me worried about more things: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21159317 ...

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by kolean
Wed Dec 22, 2010 1:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Possible Cure for Cancer
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People need to work on regeneration

... that allowed them to heal their holes in their ears (which again is an extremity, and epithelial (containing fibroblasts that seem to be closer to blastema cells, and actually during salamander regeneration, they are the first to be recruited to the blastema site). AP-1 (thru p53/p21) has also ...

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by kolean
Mon Mar 22, 2010 1:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: People need to work on regeneration
Replies: 10
Views: 5018

Superhuman abilities

... (how far back is a matter of debate) of cells near the wound, then proliferation of these dedifferentiated cells into a mass called a blastema, and then redifferentiation of the cells back into their specific cells and tissues), though in mammals, even with the regenerating extract, ...

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by kolean
Wed Dec 02, 2009 12:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Superhuman abilities
Replies: 36
Views: 16808

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