blastogenetic


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blas·to·gen·e·sis

 (blăs′tə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
1. The transformation of small lymphocytes into larger cells that are capable of undergoing mitosis.
2. The development of an embryo during cleavage and germ layer formation.
3. Reproduction of an organism by budding.

blas′to·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk), blas′to·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.blastogenetic - of or relating to blastogenesis
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Exceptionally, in the colonial ascidian Botrylloides leachii (Savigny, 1816) a fully functional adult is formed from their common vascular system after ablation of all adults from the colony in just 10 d, thanks to their high blastogenetic potential.
In particular, colonial ascidians can undergo WBR as a result of their high blastogenetic potential (Oka and Watanabe, 1957, 1959; Milkman, 1967; Zaniolo et al.
We also analyzed gene transcription during the colonial blastogenetic cycle, which is the interval of time between one take-over and the next, by qRT-PCR.
Colonies include three blastogenetic generations represented by mature, filter-feeding zooids, primary buds on zooids, and secondary buds (budlets) emerging from the primary buds (Manni et al.
This successive blastogenetic development is coordinated and synchronized throughout the colony.