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Germ Cell

A spermatozoon or an ovum.A [[gamete.

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Stem Cells

Shaanu, stem cells are pluripotent i.e., they can give rise to all of the body cells derived from the three germ layers but it cant give rise to a new organism. They have varied uses these days in case of tissue loss ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Stem Cells
Replies: 5
Views: 4966

Re: adult stem cells, differentiated cells and proliferation

Hi cathbr, 1) Yes they are Somatic cells, the definition of a somatic cell is - Any cell in a multicellular organism ... of their potency and are Pluripotent- They can only differentiate into the three germ layers, Ectoderm, mesoderm (if present) and Endoderm. I suggest you look up the ...

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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: 2343

why is the reproductive system immune to entropy?

... lives). However, there is a mechanism to prevent 'aging' in certain cells in the body, for example in blood cell progenitors and other stem cells ... mechanism is probably at work also when it comes to the cells of the germ line. There is also another mechanism in action and it is called natural ...

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by biohazard
Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: why is the reproductive system immune to entropy?
Replies: 3
Views: 1960

receiving electromagnetism

... in vivo and in vitro studies have revealed that EMF exposure can alter cellular homeostasis, endocrine function, reproductive function, and fetal ... parameters reported to be altered by EMF exposure include male germ cell death, the estrous cycle, reproductive endocrine hormones, reproductive ...

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by jinx25
Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: receiving electromagnetism
Replies: 4
Views: 3657

Why do cells age?

... of the DNA that are added at the tips of chromosomes, and as a cell is passing through its division cycle, the DNA is replicated and the ... only in the cancerous cells (and I don't actually understand why) and germ cells. Therefore, because it doesn't exist in the normal somatic cells, ...

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by Hasansalhi
Fri Jun 22, 2012 6:16 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Why do cells age?
Replies: 22
Views: 13783
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