primitive cell


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primitive cell

[′prim·əd·iv ′sel]
(crystallography)
A parallelepiped whose edges are defined by the primitive translations of a crystal lattice; it is a unit cell of minimum volume.
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It has been suggested that a primitive cell in the olfactory membrane is a precursor of SNTCS; this hypothesis is based on the resemblance of SNTCS to olfactory neuroblastoma and the frequent presence of neuroectodermal tissue?
This multitasking would have allowed a primitive cell with a small repertoire of proteins to get things done.
The results above are described in terms of a lattice defined by a cubic primitive cell (a = 8.
We know that many childhood cancers are of primitive cell origin.
However, if asymmetric arrangements of particles are allowed, it is possible that a primitive cell would contain more than one rubber particle and the ensemble would be asymmetric in this case.
The individual tumor cells possessed several primitive cell junctions.
The most important characteristic of ESCs is their pluripotency, or ability to differentiate into all three primitive cell lineages in the body - endoderm, ectoderm and mesoderm.
Once inside, the plasmids triggered the cells to revert to a more primitive cell state.
It is possible that the response originates from potential beta-cell stem cells, a more primitive cell that has yet to differentiate into a beta cell.
biz) announced today that within hours of taking CleanPath's NutraLoad(TM) there is a significant increase in an extremely important primitive cell that matures into pluripotent adult stem cells.
This antibody exhibits high specificity for SSEA-5, a primitive glycan found in extreme abundance on all pluripotent stem cell types and a limited number of other primitive cell types," says Dr.
These are supported by Crosspoint Solutions' design kits containing primitive cell library elements optimized for HDL-based, top-down design techniques.