gonocyte

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gonocyte

(ˈɡɒnəʊˌsaɪt)
n
(Biology) an oocyte or spermatocyte
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Previous study has demonstrated that the isoflavonoids may have a significant effect on the promotion of primordial germ cell proliferation (Tang et al.
It's very likely that the compounds affect the primordial germ cell population being formed," she hypothesizes.
The patent provides a broad blocking position for the pluripotent cells of interest to Stem Cell Innovations as it covers isolated human primordial germ cell derived pluripotent cells," said Stem Cell Innovations CEO Dr.
By using mouse fertilised zygote and mouse developing primordial germ cells we will investigate novel molecular components implicated in the genome-wide erasure of DNA methylation.
Reproduction is a seamless sequence of biological events, from the primordial germ cells set aside early in embryonic development to the birth of a baby.
Washington, May 2 ( ANI ): A new study has found that stem cells made from the skin of adult, infertile men yield primordial germ cells - cells that normally become sperm - when transplanted into the reproductive system of mice.
It may seem from the realms of science fiction, but scientists at Dubai's Central Veterinary Research Laboratory (CVRL) are turning fiction into fact through the use of primordial germ cells -- a type of stem cell stacked with sexual material.
Those rates are lower than for primordial germ cells taken directly from mouse embryos, which the researchers found produced pups 17.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers in collaboration with their Canadian colleagues managed to create early sperm cells, called primordial germ cells (PGCs), from the skin of individuals, even infertile people.
The development of the mammalian ovary is initiated after migration of the primordial germ cells, which proliferate during and after migration (Witschi, 1948; Byskov, 1986).