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(Science: haematology) Rather noncommittal name for a nucleated cell of the bone marrow that gives rise to erythrocytes.

See: normoblasts, BFU E, CFU E, primitive and definitive erythroblasts

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Animal cell nucleus shape changes

... maturation (but still follows a defined and controlled pathway). Another good example is the red blood cell, who has a nucleus in immature stages (erythroblast) but completely loses it when it becomes a mature erythrocyte. Thus, the nucleus shape is typically "fixed" only in resting, ...

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by biohazard
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Animal cell nucleus shape changes
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