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Progenitor cell

progenitor cell

(Science: cell biology) In development a parent cell that gives rise to a distinct cell lineage by a series of cell divisions.


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Stem Cells/Differentiation

Adult stem cells Also known as progenitor cells or somatic stem cells, adult stem cells are located, in small quantities, throughout the body ...

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by MarkHolland
Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:29 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Stem Cells/Differentiation
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Views: 4703

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I thought all cells contained DNA. Otherwise how could they replicate? Or do white blood cells turn to ... cell. White blood cells contain DNA as they have a nucleus and also form from progenitor cells and differentiate into certain blood cells. Hope this helps. x

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by IceIcebaby
Thu May 17, 2012 1:05 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: DNA analysis
Replies: 21
Views: 14672

Re: Stem and Progenitor Cell Questions

Thanks kolean, I learned something today... :) -Dory

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by DoryTaylor
Fri Sep 04, 2009 2:18 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Stem and Progenitor Cell Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 11055

Stem and Progenitor Cell Questions

I shall try to answer. 1. Stem cells are totipotent in that they can be made to be any cell in the organism. Totipotent cells have not been differentiated to a specific lineage. Progenitor cells are a step towards being differentitated in that they are called pluripotent ...

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by kolean
Wed Sep 02, 2009 11:08 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Stem and Progenitor Cell Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 11055

Stem and Progenitor Cell Questions

... on a forum. They are as follows: 1. What is the main diffrence between Progenitor Cells and Stem Cells? 2. Can you find progenitor cells in an embryo, like Stem Cells? 3. Now ...

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by kpelchy
Wed Sep 02, 2009 6:08 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Stem and Progenitor Cell Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 11055
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