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An Overview of Embryonic Stem Cells

About 20 years ago´╝îMurine embryonic stem cells(ES) were first discovered and since then ES have been shown to contribute to ... cell lines derived from the undifferentiated compartment of murine and human germ cell tumours were the first established pluripotent cell lines. These cells ...

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by 2444256703
Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:48 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: An Overview of Embryonic Stem Cells
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Stem Cells and Cell division?

I. Stem cells are central to three processes in an organism: development, repair of adult tissue ... by cell migration in addition to cell division. The gastrula is composed of three germ layers: the ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm. The outer layer or ectoderm gives rise ...

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by RZachary1
Wed Jan 14, 2015 5:51 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Stem Cells and Cell division?
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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
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X chromosome inactivation

... happens only in the presence of multiple X chromosomes. Male cells do contain only one X chromosome and do therefore not have X chromosome ... repression of the X chromosome. The X chromosome of male germ cells is in a condensed chromatin state and is transcriptionally repressed ...

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by cathbr
Thu Jul 18, 2013 3:56 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: X chromosome inactivation
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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
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Views: 3580
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