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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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Stem Cells and Cell division?

... Cells (Cell specialization) and Cell Division (Mitosis), however I am unsure of where their applications lie. I am well aware of the function of embryonic stem cells (As I know that Cell Specialization must occur in order for all our vitals and tissues to be formed). However, somatic (Adult tissue) ...

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by CaptainCovalency
Thu Jul 10, 2014 3:54 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Stem Cells and Cell division?
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Gene knockdowns in the wasp Nasonia vitripennis

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