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(Science: procedure) The insertion or grafting into the body of biological, living, inert or radioactive material.

Origin: L. Plantare = to set

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Free-flowing cells and those that are stuck together?

... - the dividing mass of cells is initially held within a membranous structure - zona pellucida - that is eventully breached shortly before implantation. It has more than a mechnical function as it's involved in sperm binding.

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by JorgeLobo
Wed May 30, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Free-flowing cells and those that are stuck together?
Replies: 2
Views: 2484

Chromosomes And Heredity

... hereditary characters in a cell are passed on from parent-cell to daughter-cell through the process of A. mitosis B. meiosis C. fertilization D. implantation E. gestation The meiosis, implantation and gestation cannot describe the process. The answer lie between mitosis and fertilization. Fertilization ...

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by chikis
Wed May 16, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromosomes And Heredity
Replies: 4
Views: 7343

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... a wave of demethylation that is passed along each chromosome shortly after the fertilization of an egg and is completed by the time of embryonic implantation in the uterus. Then, along comes a fresh wave of methylaion that is shaped by the embryo itself and gives a fresh epigenetic start. If ...

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by scottie
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929217

genotype marriage

... risk that the couple may produce affected offspring due to their karyotype or if they have a proportion of genetically abnormal gametes then pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) can be performed on an early stage embryo before it is implanted into the woman's uterus. I know that PGD has been ...

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by Kezzer
Sat Jan 08, 2011 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: genotype marriage
Replies: 3
Views: 10209

Re: Masters degree

... specifc area that I want to get involved so just wrote something like "I'm interested in studying ways to increase success rates of embryo implantation" (in assisted reproductive techniques)--and then also wrote another interest of mine seeing along those lines...I'm not really sure ...

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by biology_06er
Sat Aug 21, 2010 2:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Masters degree
Replies: 7
Views: 3374
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