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(1) Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an embryo

(2) Not yet fully developed


Word origin: embryon, from embryo + -ic

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Gene knockdowns in the wasp Nasonia vitripennis

This paper describes gene knockdowns in the wasp Nasonia vitripennis by Morpholino antisense oligos, delivered by microinjection. Dual mode of embryonic development is highlighted by expression and function of Nasonia pair-rule genes. Rosenberg MI, Brent AE, Payre F, Desplan C. eLife. 2014;3:e01440 ...

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by jonmoulton
Fri Mar 07, 2014 5:57 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gene knockdowns in the wasp Nasonia vitripennis
Replies: 0
Views: 55

miRNA-mediated competing endogenous RNAs (ceRNAs) networks

... as efficient microRNA sponges.Nature. 2013 Mar 21;495(7441):384-8. 8. Endogenous miRNA sponge lincRNA-RoR regulates Oct4, Nanog, and Sox2 in human embryonic stem cell self-renewal. Dev Cell. 2013 Apr 15;25(1):69-80. 9. The Imprinted H19 LncRNA Antagonizes Let-7 MicroRNAs. Mol Cell. 2013 Oct 10;52(1):101-12.

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by rnaworld2110
Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:29 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: miRNA-mediated competing endogenous RNAs (ceRNAs) networks
Replies: 2
Views: 1075

Stem Cells

... to obtain a specific cell type. Tumors Some stem cells form tumors when implanted in body, pluripotency is linked to tumor formation especially in embryonic stem cells, fetal proper stem cells, induced pluripotent stem cells. Fetal proper stem cells form tumors despite multipotency. Immune rejection ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Stem Cells
Replies: 4
Views: 2645

Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... even more redundant coding 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 ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
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Views: 3024


... cases, the ones that have some appearance at birth), and they are definitely tails. Tails (post-anal) are a shared feature of all mammals, and the embryonic persistence is definite evidence of shared ancestry.

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by Darby
Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:19 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Atavism
Replies: 4
Views: 1222
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