embryonic cell


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Noun1.embryonic cell - a cell of an embryo
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
blastocyte - an undifferentiated embryonic cell
ameloblast - a cell from which tooth enamel develops
bone-forming cell, osteoblast - a cell from which bone develops
erythroblast - a nucleated cell in bone marrow from which red blood cells develop
fibroblast - a cell from which connective tissue develops
neuroblast - a cell from which a nerve cell develops
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HIPPO signaling resolves embryonic cell fate conflicts during establishment of pluripotency in vivo.
Roger Rosenberg, the journal's editor, wrote that "we should be very encouraged" with the degree of improvement in Parkinson's disease after embryonic cell implants noted in this and other trials."
At the center of their discovery is a protein called Pramel7 (for "preferentially expressed antigen in melanoma"-like 7) found in the cells of embryonic cell clusters that are just a few days old.
The researchers say that their lead molecule is effective in promoting survival in three different hES cell lines and that their findings emphasize the critical importance of the ROCK2/PRK2 signalling pathway in human embryonic cell survival.
If there was one embryonic stem cell, and it differentiated into five distinct specialized cells, and then these specialized cells were reprogrammed into five distinct induced stem cell sets, then at least one of these lines would be similar to an embryonic cell with 95 percent confidence.
Several years ago, Wolf's team at the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center in Beaverton successfully cloned monkeys by using the nucleus of an embryonic cell (SN: 3/8/97, p.
President Clinton lauded the release of the NIH guidelines, saying the potential benefits of embryonic cell research to change the ''health future for Americans and for people around the world is breathtaking....I think we cannot walk way from the potential to save lives and improve lives, to help people literally to get up and walk, to do all kinds of things we would never imagine as long as we meet rigorous ethical standards,'' Clinton said.
In SIF-seq, hundreds or diousands of DNA fragments to be tested for enhancer activity are coupled to a reporter gene and targeted into a single, reproducible site in embryonic cell genomes.
The commission recommended that both types of research should be eligible for federal funding and that a national review panel to oversee all human embryonic cell research be established.
The chromosomes in the illustration depict DNA from an embryonic cell that has bonded, or hybridized, with DNA from a normal mate.
Oren Ram from the HU's Institute of Life Science and Professor Tommy Kaplan from HU's School of Computer Science and Engineering, as well as doctoral students Hani Benchetrit and Mohammad Jaber, found a new combination of five genes that, when inserted into skin cells, reprogram the cells into each of three early embryonic cell types -- iPS cells which create fetuses, placental stem cells, and stem cells that develop into other extra-embryonic tissues, such as the umbilical cord.
PGD of embryos, on the other hand, is carried out by analysing a randomly extracted embryonic cell for genetic defects, with the assumption that all cells within a preimplantation embryo are identical and that the removal of a single embryonic cell would not affect the overall development of the embryo after implantation.