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Proliferation

proliferation

(Science: cell biology) The reproduction or multiplication of similar forms, especially of cells and morbid cysts.

Origin: L. Proles = offspring, ferre = to bear


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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 except gametes and their precursors. As to your second set of questions if you are talking about replicating, then yes differentiated cells do proliferate in vivo, generally via mitos...

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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
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adult stem cells, differentiated cells and proliferation

hi, I have two questions: 1) Are adult stem cells somatic cells? 2) Can differentiated cells proliferate in vivo? I mean once blood cells, nerve cells, muscle cells are differentiated do they actually proliferate if they are not cancerous? Or can only stem cells proliferate? I find the concept of ad...

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by cathbr
Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:16 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: adult stem cells, differentiated cells and proliferation
Replies: 2
Views: 2201

Re: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?

... would end up with over- or under-optimal numbers of mitochondria. Since many of the critical proteins in a mitochondrian are nuclear-encoded, the proliferation of the mitochondria can be limited by the availability of the nuclear-encoded gene products. It would be interesting if there are faster ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Dec 24, 2012 4:24 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?
Replies: 9
Views: 4405

organs shape

... results in a severe reduction of the respective compartment. ... Recently, a novel signaling complex that restricts organ size by controlling both proliferation arrest and apoptosis has been discovered (Ryoo and Steller 2003). Mutations in either hippo, salvador, or warts result in a failure of ...

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by animus
Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:41 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: organs shape
Replies: 1
Views: 4498

Re: Proliferation assay

Thanks a lot for your reply I did MLR proliferation assay with 10micromole of CFSE and did not see any division till day 5 but there was a slight movement in the original peak. On day 8 i saw a popultion which was completely negative for the ...

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by hemhaspri
Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:37 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Proliferation assay
Replies: 7
Views: 10995
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