mesendoderm

mesendoderm

[mə′zen·də‚dərm]
(embryology)
Embryonic tissue which differentiates into mesoderm and endoderm.
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The current patent portfolio covers many of the intermediary cell types generated when pluripotent stem cells progress along the differentiation pathway to pancreatic endoderm cells, including mesendoderm and definitive endoderm.
Blocking Wnt activity tipped the balance in the other direction, causing the cells to shun mesendoderm and become mainly neurectoderm.