gonocyte

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gonocyte

(ˈɡɒnəʊˌsaɪt)
n
(Biology) an oocyte or spermatocyte
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Any cell type in the body can accumulate such mutations, including stem cells or primordial germ cell precursors, which induce permanent changes in individuals or in their offspring (Campbell et al.
IGF2/H19 imprinting analysis of human germ cell tumors (GCTs) using the methylation-sensitive single-nucleotide primer extension method reflects the origin of GCTs in different stages of primordial germ cell development," Genes Chromosomes and Cancer, vol.
McLaren A (2003) Primordial germ cell in the mouse.
Genital ridges exert long-range effects on mouse primordial germ cell numbers and direction of migration in culture.
In addition, several reports have recently documented Primordial Germ Cell (PGC) and sperm-like cell development after ESC differentiation, and one study observed mature and functional mouse ESC-derived sperm that were capable of producing offspring (15), (16).
It's very likely that the compounds affect the primordial germ cell population being formed," she hypothesizes.
Previous study has demonstrated that the isoflavonoids may have a significant effect on the promotion of primordial germ cell proliferation (Tang et al.
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.
OCT4A expression is normally attributed to pluripotent cells such as primordial germ cells (PGCs), ES and EC cells (10,13).