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daugh·ter cell

Either of the two cells formed when a cell undergoes cell division. Daughter cells are genetically identical to the parent cell because they contain the same number and type of chromosomes.
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Noun1.daughter cell - a cell formed by the division or budding of another cell; "anthrax grows by dividing into two daughter cells that are generally identical"
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
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During the formation of the sebaceous gland, when a stem cell divided and gave rise to two daughter cells, this more often led to the formation of two new stem cells than into mature sebaceous gland cells.
Gametes created from my skin cells would be much like those created via the natural process of meiosis: Bits of my chromosomes undergo recombination such that when a skin cell is transformed into gametes, the set of chromosomes in each daughter cell contains a mixture of my genetic traits but not necessarily the same mixture as in the other daughter cells.
Chemotherapy kills daughter cells and cannabis attacks cancer stem cells."
Since the life of a cell depends on the functional interplay of the intracellular organelles, how the cytoplasmic space is created for the phases of cell division to form spindles, nuclear envelop fragmentation, appearance of centrosomes at spindle poles, appearance of equatorial chromosomes and contraction ring leading finally to appearance of two daughter cells with the resumption of transcription activity.1 Important observations from the literature are: A.
Cascades are iterative manipulations of [n.sub.g] cells over g generations that may redistribute the proportion [p.sub.i,j] contained in each ith parent cell in generation j (for j < g, i < [n.sub.j]) across some number of daughter cells in generation j + 1 each containing [p.sub.k,j+1], for 1 [less than or equal to] k [less than or equal to] [n.sub.j+1].
Caption: FIGURE 2: PD-L1 expression in parental HCC827 cells and their EGFR-TKI resistant daughter cells. (a)-(e) IHC staining for PD-L1 (Dako 22C3 antibody) in each cell line, showing decreased PD-L1 expression in HCC827ER and HCC827 CNXRS4 cells and increased PD-L1 expression in HCC827EPR and CNXR S1 cells.
Boston, MA, October 06, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Cell expansion is defined as the production of daughter cells which basically arise from the single cell.
Radon decay to daughter cells can occur in the air and inside people's lungs, thereby damaging tissue and leading to lung cancer.
Normal cells get ready for division by building structures for two daughter cells, then go through division and the components are distributed equally to the daughter cells.
These engineered stem cells will then be reintroduced into the patient and are pre-programed to produce daughter cells that are antigen specific killer T cells that are capable of identifying, binding to, and killing cancer cells.
As cells age, though, old proteins can be found in both newly divided cells, the researchers discovered, indicating that the barrier that kept the "dirty" proteins in daughter cells has crumbled.