unipotent


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u·ni·po·tent

 (yo͞o-nĭp′ə-tənt)
adj.
Capable of developing into only one type of cell or tissue.

unipotent

(ˌjuːnɪˈpəʊtənt)
adj
able to form only one type of cell or tissuehaving only one idempotent component
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Stem Cells based on their cell potency and differentiation are divided into unipotent cells, multipotent cells, pluripotent cells and totipotent cells (Figure 1).
In particular, they say, they express the global coefficients of unipotent orbital integrals in terms of Dideking zeta functions, Hecke L-functions, and the Shintani zeta function for the space of binary quadratic forms.
During pubertal mammary gland expansion and adult life, distinct pools of unipotent stem cells replenish the basal and luminal lineages independently of each other's.
Unipotent hematopoietic progenitors are important for the production of mature blood cells for clinical use.
Biologically, hMSCs are mesoderm-derived multipotent cells with a high differentiation capacity, whereas beta cells are fully differentiated, unipotent cells derived from the endoderm.
Adipogenesis comprises two phases: (1) the commitment of pluripotent stem cell to a unipotent preadipocyte and (2) differentiation of preadipocytes into mature adipocytes (Figure 1).
iPSCs and other multipotent or unipotent cells possess a genetic "memory" (see "Differences between iPSCs and ESCs" in Section 4.1).
Stem cells can be categorised in different ways based on potency - unipotent stem cells can form only one type of cell, multipotent stem cells can form multiple cell types, pluripotent stem cells can form most types of cells and totipotent stem cells can form all types of cells and specialised tissues that support development of the embryo.
These cells are responsible for epithelial renewal (Hopkin and Read, 1992) and are considered unipotent stem cells of millipedes midgut (Sosinka et al., 2014).
(b) However, recent studies in the regeneration of both axolotl limb and zebrafish fin have demonstrated that the blastema cells are a heterogeneous assortment of lineage-restricted, unipotent progenitor cells (colorful dots).
Despite being unipotent stem cells, they share some common features with pluripotent stem cells (PSCs), such as constitutive expression of pluripotency factors Oct4, Sox2, Lin28, and Nanog [1-6], and stem cell markers stage-specific embryonic antigen 1 (SSEA1) and tissue-nonspecific alkaline phosphatase (TNAP).