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Differentiated

Definition

adjective

Describing a cell or tissue that experienced or has undergone differentiation, i.e. the form and function are altered from being generalized to being more specific.


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Word origin: ML differentiātus distinguished.

Compare: undifferentiated, dedifferentiated.
See also: cell differentiation.


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Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... is genetically possible for reducing the loss of information. The process of evolution could have gone a similar way as embryonic stem cells are differentiated into different cell types, by genetic expressions. The ingenuity of eukaryote genome continuously impresses the scientific community ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 7212

Passage number

Hi, There are different opinions about this but primarily it depends on the cells that you are growing. In differentiated cell lines the cells wont get reclocked at all. In the lab I work in, we dont consider that the cells can be reclocked. The best way of labelling would be ...

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by jwalin
Fri Aug 30, 2013 2:26 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Passage number
Replies: 1
Views: 789

Culturing or viewing cells

... can then be subcultured for a limited number of times but they can be subcultured (cancer cells can be subcultured a lot more than the other well differentiated cells)

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by jwalin
Fri Aug 30, 2013 2:22 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Culturing or viewing cells
Replies: 3
Views: 3183

which mechanism triggers the first cell differentiation?

... (through hormones for instance) -- I am however interested by this specific moment, this n-th division where identical cells become differentiated. Thank you for any pointers! PS. This is cross-posted from Stack Exchange Biology ( http://biology.stackexchange.com/questions/9276/which-exact-mechanism-triggers-the-first-cell-differentiation-after-n-divisions ...

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by WoJ
Mon Jul 22, 2013 6:18 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: which mechanism triggers the first cell differentiation?
Replies: 4
Views: 2602

Re: adult stem cells, differentiated cells and proliferation

... in a multicellular organism except gametes and their precursors. As to your second set of questions if you are talking about replicating, then yes differentiated cells do proliferate in vivo, generally via mitosis. Cancerous cells proliferate excessively, with no control from the cell cycle. Due ...

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by Amphibitile
Sun Jun 23, 2013 1:11 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: adult stem cells, differentiated cells and proliferation
Replies: 2
Views: 2139
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