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Quiescent stem cell

quiescent stem cell

A stem cell that is not at that time undergoing repeated cell cycles but that might be stimulated so to do later. For example: the satellite cells in the skeletal muscles of mammals that are quiescent myoblasts that will proliferate after wounding and give rise to more muscle cells by fusion.


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... question. My first reaction was that every cell can get cancer. I say this because every cell ... They are just a quiet type of cell that is quiescent, so they really do not function till called ... quiescent cells in the body? The satellite stem cells perhaps? Though once they re-enter the ...

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by TheVirus
Mon Dec 07, 2009 5:47 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Cancer
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Cancer

Good question. My first reaction was that every cell can get cancer. I say this because every cell ... They are just a quiet type of cell that is quiescent, so they really do not function till called ... quiescent cells in the body? The satellite stem cells perhaps? Though once they re-enter the ...

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by kolean
Mon Dec 07, 2009 2:02 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Cancer
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cell division

Cell division is a term used for any cell reproducing itself ... in which eukaryotic cells use for sexual reproduction. Stem cells have an asymmetrical cell division, in which ... is the G3 stage of the cycle? Is that the same as the quiescent G0 stage? Where the cells are not dividing and ...

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by kolean
Mon Oct 19, 2009 12:09 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cell division
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How can I isolate adult stem cells from circulation.

Adult stem cells are very important to design a new diagnosis and develop a ... reside in a specific area of each tissue where they may remain quiescent (non-dividing) for many years until they are activated ...

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by biolearner
Mon May 19, 2008 10:07 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How can I isolate adult stem cells from circulation.
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