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The undifferentiated cells formed by cleavage of the fertilised ovum. This includes cells in the cleavage, morula, and blastula stages of the embryo.

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The Fiber Disease

... partners that regulate asymmetric division and that the relative abundance of Hsp70A in asymmetrically dividing embryos may determine which blastomeres divide asymmetrically and which do not." http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&dopt=Abstract&db=PubMed&list_uids=16168403 ...

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by Skytroll
Fri Oct 27, 2006 5:25 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Embryo Compacting

I know at about four days after fertilization the group of basically autonomous blastomeres suddenly becomes interconnected chemically and physically by "compacting". My question is, does anyone know what triggers this? I know there are genes being turned on and ...

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by gengwall
Wed Sep 28, 2005 7:56 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Embryo Compacting
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