body cell


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body cell

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Stem cells are considered pluripotent because they have the potential to develop into all of the various body cell types.
Make sure your body cell memory gets used to your "new" fat intake before you fall back into your "older" and bigger fatty retention cells.
A sex chromosome of which every normal female body cell has a pair.
While the reprogrammed stem cells may not be as versatile as embryonic stem cells at growing into all body cell types, the research released last week found they are still useful.
Body capacitance is the total energy storage capacity of the body cell mass compartment.
CANCER cachexia describes a syndrome of progressive weight loss, anorexia, and persistent erosion of host body cell mass in response to a malignant growth.
The process involves removing the nucleus from a human body cell, such as a skin cell.
Rudolf Jaenisch of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has stated that the genes of the body cell used for nuclear transfer are not in the appropriate physiological condition to allow for normal development into another member of the species.
The first report of cloning a mammal - making a genetically identical copy from a single body cell - will appear in the Thursday issue of the British science journal Nature.
In view of the success, or partial success, of some experiments in cloning, it seems possible that we will someday be able to take a human body cell (any cell other than a sex cell), transplant its nucleus into an enucleated human egg, and induce the resulting cell to develop in the manner of an ordinary human zygote.
In simultaneous announcements yesterday scientists in Japan and America said they had discovered how to take an ordinary skin cell - and transform it into any other kind of human body cell
At this stage-approximately 100 cells-stem cells can be harvested and used to grow any type of body cell or tissue.